[ALAC] Content regulation

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 15:12:21 UTC 2016


Yes ma'am. This is the proposal [from the Skype chat] that is on offer.

-Carlton


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On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 2:38 AM, <rinalia.abdulrahim at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, Carlton.
>
> If the ALAC and At-Large would like to see real movement on this, I
> suggest that the ALAC prepare a short and focused issues/discussion paper
> on the related topic of public interest and consumer trust for a discussion
> with the Board.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Rinalia
>
> On Apr 15, 2016, at 12:01 AM, Carlton Samuels <carlton.samuels at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> My response to the matter of the Chairman of the Board's response to the
> GNSO Council re ICANN's responsibility in context as guardian of the
> [global] public interest vs. Bruce [Tonkin's] remarks at Marrakech on same
> matter seems apropos here.  It is extracted hereunder.
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Seems to me he's 'walking it back' towards the safe harbour outlined by
> Bruce.
>
> I would frame a response on " *(v) engaging in any other related lawful
> activity in furtherance of items (i) through (iv)*.”
>
> In my view and in this context, arguments stemming definition of the
> 'global public interest' tend to instantiate sophism. We have established
> the causes for this business of 'coordination' claimed as mission for
> ICANN; it is to make the DNS space exploitable for the many uses already
> identified. Add to these - channeling the descriptives of the myths from
> elsewhere - those yet 'invisible and unknown'.
>
> In my view any matter that undercuts the security and stability tra la la
> - the instances i) thru iv) quoted so often - of the DNS, that is to say,
> erode/reduce/tax consumer/user trust in the DNS, is inimical to the
> [global] public interest and are, in reason and judgment, targets of
> 'lawful' activity to reduce/suppress/remove said instances and threats.
>
> If this does not clearly establish ICANN's duty of care - and the duty to
> demonstrate care in as many ways as necessary! - I cannot think what else
> would.
>
> -Carlton
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> Carlton A Samuels
> Mobile: 876-818-1799
> *Strategy, Planning, Governance, Assessment & Turnaround*
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> On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 1:36 PM, Rinalia Abdul Rahim <
> rinalia.abdulrahim at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Blog written by Allen Grogan - could be of interest to the ALAC on registrant
>> issues.
>>
>> See
>> https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-is-not-the-internet-content-police
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Rinalia
>>
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