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RE: [gtld-council] Updated recommendation table - new IGP (h)

  • To: "Mawaki Chango" <ki_chango@xxxxxxxxx>, "Rosette, Kristina" <krosette@xxxxxxx>, "Philip Sheppard" <philip.sheppard@xxxxxx>, <gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: RE: [gtld-council] Updated recommendation table - new IGP (h)
  • From: "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:00:18 -0400

I am now comfortable either way.

Chuck Gomes
 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mawaki Chango [mailto:ki_chango@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 3:42 PM
> To: Gomes, Chuck; Rosette, Kristina; Philip Sheppard; 
> gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [gtld-council] Updated recommendation table - new IGP (h)
> 
> 
> --- "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Philip's comments made me rethink the use of 'verifiable'.  
> I believe 
> > he is correct that 'verifiable' could be too high a hurdle.
> 
> As I've understood it, his objection only related to the 
> category of objectors who don't have historical records 
> necessary to provide *verifiable* evidence by the time of the 
> application being evaluated.
>  
> > Plus, I don't
> > think we want the panel going out to do external verification.
> 
> This is requested from the objectors, not the panel. 
> Objectors providing verifiable evidence does not mean that 
> the panel will have to go out to investigate and check that. 
> The documentation of the verifiable evidence should be enough 
> for the panel use.
> 
> >  In my
> > opinion, primarily what we want them to do is to weigh the evidence 
> > provided by the objector(s) against what is provided in the 
> proposal 
> > for the new gTLD.
> 
> Agreed, and that objective is not contradictory (and should 
> not rule out) the need for the objections to be grounded in 
> verifiable evidence where possible.
> 
> Mawaki
> 
> > 
> > Chuck Gomes
> >  
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> >  
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > > [mailto:owner-gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > Mawaki Chango
> > > Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 2:03 PM
> > > To: Rosette, Kristina; Philip Sheppard;
> > gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: RE: [gtld-council] Updated recommendation table -
> > new IGP (h)
> > > 
> > > Maybe the fact that "verifiable" might not apply to a
> > certain 
> > > category may not be a sufficient reason to rule it out. Why 
> > > not cater for both by just adding an alternate qualifier to 
> > > "verifiable" addressing RyC's concern/wish by the same
> > token?
> > > Building on the active form proposed by Kristina, something
> > > like:
> > >  
> > > The objector must provide verifiable or supported(1)
> > evidence 
> > > to allow the panel to determine that there would be a 
> > > detriment, and the extent thereof(2), to the rights or 
> > > legitimate interests of the community or to the users more
> > widely. 
> > > 
> > > (1) please, if such thing is available, replace by an 
> > > adjective that would suit (also) the case of prospective 
> > > detriment or rather actual detriment whose _effects_ will 
> > > become _material_ only in the future. 
> > > (2) I think evidence is needed not only to establish 
> > > detriment, but the extent of such detriment 9may be replaced
> > 
> > > by a better wording if not Ok.)
> > > 
> > > Mawaki
> > >  
> > > 
> > > --- "Rosette, Kristina" <krosette@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > I had been thinking along the same lines, but drawing from
> > > > (surprise)
> > > > trademark law.  Also, I think it's helpful to move to
> > active voice 
> > > > where possible so we can be clear about which actor has
> > what
> > > > responsibility:
> > > > 
> > > > The objector must provide sufficient evidence to allow the
> > panel to 
> > > > determine that there would be a likelihood of detriment to
> > 
> > > the rights 
> > > > or legitimate interests of the community or to the users 
> > > more widely.
> > > > 
> > > > Kristina
> > > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > > > [mailto:owner-gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > Philip 
> > > > Sheppard
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 10:49 AM
> > > > To: gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > Subject: [gtld-council] Updated recommendation table - new
> > IGP
> > > > (h)
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > An alternative wording that may find common ground is to 
> > > use a phrase 
> > > > from civil law "the balance of probability."
> > > > This makes more sense in an ex ante case such as this.
> > > > 
> > > > so:
> > > > 
> > > > h) detriment
> > > > Evidence must be provided to allow the panel to assess
> > that on the 
> > > > balance of probability there would be detriment to the
> > rights or 
> > > > interests, of the community or to users more widely.
> > > > 
> > > > Philip
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> 
> 




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