RE: [soac-mapo] OK, so what happens next?
- To: "Avri Doria" <avri@xxxxxxx>, <soac-mapo@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [soac-mapo] OK, so what happens next?
- From: "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 14:00:36 -0400
I hope to have more details in terms of next steps either later this
week or early next week.
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> Subject: Re: [soac-mapo] OK, so what happens next?
> Good question.
> Have the collective of the SOAC chairs actually made a decision that
> we should go ahead and talk?
> Have any GAC members joined the list?
> On 16 Aug 2010, at 11:41, Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> > The GAC has made its statement. Some preliminary discussions within
> At-Large have suggested that the sky has indeed not fallen and that
> this the GAC statement is more of an opening statement than a final
> > The GAC statement calls for further discussion. Some will say that
> this is just a call to argue the details to implement what some
> (including myself) see as a draconian least-common-denominator
> to TLD strings, premitting only that which is not offensive to anyone.
> I disagree, and see this as at least an opportunity to engage and
> produce something that protects free speech (as we had been told in
> meetings by many GAC delegates) as well as addresses fears expressed
> the statement.
> > The only thing that nobody wants is the status quo, which is what
> will remain if we ignore the opportunity.
> > It appears to have been the consensus of the chairs of ALAC, GAC and
> GNSO that this mailing list is the appropriate forum for such
> engagement, yet I have seen nothing here since the immediate reaction
> to the GAC statement.
> > What is anyone waiting for? If the GAC is serious about wanting
> dialogue -- as it has indicated -- than it must be part of this
> conversation. Indeed, there must *be* a conversation.
> > - Evan