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Re: Omissions from draft ICANN Strategic Plan

  • To: <edward@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: Omissions from draft ICANN Strategic Plan
  • From: "Prophet Partners Inc." <Domains@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 11:49:50 -0500

Hi Edward,

We would even go along with a plan that compensates ICANN Directors, *** IF *** 
it helped *** SIGNIFICANTLY *** increase transparency and accountability, as 
well as truly represent the bottom-up consensus of the ICANN community.

Prophet Partners Inc.

> From: "Edward Hasbrouck" <edward@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 15:36:56 -0800
> According to the cover letter on page 3 of the draft ICANN Strategic Plan, 
> "The development of this draft plan has been based on consultation with 
> the community through workshops at ICANN meetings."
> This claim is false.  The posted draft is not "based on consultation with 
> the community."  In fact, the draft ignores almost all of the comments and 
> suggestions made by interested members of the community.
> The posted draft incorporates *none* of the comments or results of the 
> ongoing "consultation" on transparency and accountability principles, even 
> though those were supposed to be included in the Strategic Plan.
> The posted draft does not reflect community consensus, and should not be 
> adopted without substantial changes to reflect community consensus.
> In particular, an ICANN Strategic Plan should not be adopted unless:
> (1) It explicitly acknowledges, as part of the "Key challenges for ICANN", 
> (A) transparency, (B) accountability, and (C) perceived lack of legitimacy 
> of ICANN in the opinion of a large portion of the Internet user community.
> and
> (2) It includes in its "Strategic Objectives" concrete actions to address 
> these challenges of transparency, accountability, and legitimacy, as were 
> suggested in prior comments (ignored by ICANN) on the strategic plan and 
> on the transparency and accountability principles to be included in it:
> http://forum.icann.org/lists/principles-comments/msg00011.html
> http://forum.icann.org/lists/stratplan-draft-comments/msg00000.html
> Sincerely,
> Edward Hasbrouck
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> Edward Hasbrouck
> <edward@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> <http://hasbrouck.org>
> +1-415-824-0214

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