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[gtld-council] Regarding ICANN"s authority

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  • Subject: [gtld-council] Regarding ICANN"s authority
  • From: "Bruce Tonkin" <Bruce.Tonkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 01:44:52 +1000

Hello Robin,

> Self-appointed authority is not the same thing as legitimate 
> authority.

Ah - that is a higher question.  Ie whether ICANN has the right to
manage the system of identifiers.

My understanding is that ICANN has been created as a multi-stakeholder
organisation to do that.

The closest to a mandate is probably:


And more recently:


However I am sure you know more about this than me.  I am familiar with
the bylaws and the GNSO procedures only.

Bruce Tonkin

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