RE: [alac] Announcement list?
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- Subject: RE: [alac] Announcement list?
- From: "Denise Michel" <denisemichel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 19:09:20 -0700
ICANN's technical staff is working on combining past At-Large announce lists
(with 6000 + names) for the ALAC's use and an announce list
subscribe/un-subscribe mechanism for the ALAC's website. I expect this to
be operational very soon.
>From: owner-alac@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-alac@xxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
>Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 3:35 PM
>Cc: Denise Michel
>Subject: Re: [alac] Announcement list?
>Also, we should have an alac-announce list where members of the
>interested public can sign up for infrequent announcements, such as
>mailings when we're seeking public comment or have some new
>development to report. All part of our role in informing the public
>of ICANN's activity.
>At 23:37 +0200 4/21/03, Thomas Roessler wrote:
>>I'm starting to lose track of what kinds of comments are archived
>>publicly, and what aren't. As far as I see, we still don't have any
>>publicly archived public comment submission address. Is that
>>From experience in the DNSO (and GNSO), publicly archived comments
>>are quite useful when you're actually interested in getting
>>opinions, and keeping a clear record of opinions received. It helps
>>possible commenters to see what issues have already been raised by
>>others, and it also encourages them since it provides for a specific
>>way of, in fact, talking to the public.
>>PROPOSAL: Unless I'm missing an existing archive of a public comment
>>address, I'd hereby propose to archive everything sent to
>>alac-comments, to make that archive public, and to use a separate
>>address (like alac-comments-private) for private comments -- if
>>these are needed at all. (Which I, quite frankly, doubt.)
>>(Setting up this kind of archive is a technical no-brainer.)
>>Thomas Roessler <roessler-mobile@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Wendy Seltzer -- wendy@xxxxxxxxxxx || wendy@xxxxxxx
>Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
>Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School