Re: [ga] If PIR is violating its own advisory charter, why do they expect to have .org renewed?
As of the time I sent this e-mail, he still appears on the PIR website: http://www.pir.org/AboutPIR/CouncilMembers.aspx#mmann They might wish to update their website, accordingly, and apologize to "Fundraiser" from DomainState, who brought up the issue well before I did. Sincerely, George Kirikos http://www.kirikos.com/ --- Veni Markovski <veni@xxxxxxxx> wrote: > > George, > I was just informed that Michael Mann has resigned from the Advisory > Council. > > Thereby the problem with PIR breaching it´s own procedures is solved. > > best, > Veni > > > At 09:21 PM 12.10.2006 '?.' -0700, George Kirikos wrote: > >Hello, > > > >According to the .org Advisory Council Charter: > > > >http://www.pir.org/PDFs/pir_ac_charter.pdf > > > >"Section 3:... No two members of the Council will be from the same > >non-commercial organization." > > > >Michael Mann and Angela Stuber are both from Grassroots.org: > > > >http://www.pir.org/AboutPIR/CouncilMembers.aspx > >http://www.grassroots.org/page.ww?section=Highlights&name=Content+Detail+-+Volunteer > >http://www.grassroots.org/page.ww?section=About&name=Board+of+Directors > > > >Apparently, when this was brought to the attention of PIR, instead > of > >rectifying the issue, they "did not see a problem with it". > > > >http://www.domainstate.com/showthread.php3?s=&postid=327276#post327276 > > > >I have nothing against Grassroots.org, but perhaps ICANN and the > public > >should seriously consider whether PIR, an organization that > seemingly > >has no regard for their own charter, should be operating such an > >important registry as .org. Indeed, with presumptive renewal, it > would > >be next to impossible to remove a registry operator. > > > >This is yet another reason why presumptive renewal should never > exist > >in any registry agreement. > > > >Sincerely, > > > >George Kirikos > >http://www.kirikos.com/ > > > Sincerely, > Veni Markovski > http://www.veni.com > > check also my blog: > http://blog.veni.com > > >