[ALAC] GAC Communiqué from Toronto
Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro
salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 17:49:57 UTC 2012
Thank you Alan, I agree with Carlton and Ron.
On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 5:18 AM, Ron Sherwood
<ron at vitechnicalservices.com>wrote:
> Good morning, Carlton and Alan:
> It seems to me that there is conflicted reasoning in the GAC Communiqué
> from Toronto.
> *"> - The GAC is questioning the need to have a PDP to protect the
> RC/IOC names since in their mind, the international instruments and
> national laws should be sufficient."*
> *If:* "the international instruments and national laws should be
> *Then:* Why the specific request for protection of these two entities
> in the first place?
> Best regards, Ron
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 11:38 AM, Carlton Samuels <
> carlton.samuels at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > Thanks for circulating this , Alan.
> > It makes sense the list of those IGO for automatic protection begin with
> > those eligible for .int registration. That may even have a few competing
> > for acronyms.
> > Given the method of developing the list, we need to keep a sharp eye on
> > the extended list for protection.
> > The argument regarding IOC/ROC needs further study since these may not
> > enjoy the same rights and/or duties and/or responsibilities in the law of
> > the several jurisdictions. This is where I think a PDP might be useful to
> > ferret out those facts.
> > - Carlton
> > ==============================
> > Carlton A Samuels
> > Mobile: 876-818-1799
> > *Strategy, Planning, Governance, Assessment & Turnaround*
> > =============================
> > On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 8:36 PM, Alan Greenberg <
> alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
> > >wrote:
> > > http://tinyurl.com/ICANN-GAC-**Toronto<
> > http://tinyurl.com/ICANN-GAC-Toronto>and attached for your convenience.
> > >
> > > Several things of particular note:
> > >
> > > - The GAC is insisting that for ALL new gTLDs andnot just
> > Community TLDs, the commitments made in their applications must be
> > incorporated into their contracts and subject to compliance oversight.
> > >
> > > - The GAC has added IGOs to the list of organizations to be
> > protected prior to the delegation of the first new TLD, and that this
> > protection be given to those IGOs who are eligible for registration under
> > .int. They have committed, however, to develop a list of names and
> > that should be protected (since registries cannot work from the .int
> > criteria themselves).
> > >
> > > - The GAC is questioning the need to have a PDP to protect the
> > RC/IOC names since in their mind, the international instruments and
> > national laws should be sufficient.
> > >
> > > Alan
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