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
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.
> (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:
> Edward Hasbrouck
> Edward Hasbrouck