[Euro-board] EURALO Board Action Items posted
jimmy.schulz at load-ev.de
Tue Apr 5 04:25:38 UTC 2016
Am 03.04.16 um 15:23 schrieb Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond:
> thanks very much for your feedback. Please be so kind to find my answers
> interspersed in your text:
> On 01/04/2016 15:45, Mikhail Medrish wrote:
>> 2. About "significant numbers of independent members".
>> The total number of independent At-Large members is only 21. 7
>> independent members has NARALO and 14 members - one of our ALS
>> - *European Individual Users Association*
>> So, I suggest either to exclude "significant" or to mention 21 as a
>> number of such members.
> Putting a number would immediately make this printed brochure obsolete.
> We want to seriously increase the number of individual members. What
> NARALO does is their own business, but in Europe, we want to
> significantly increase the number of members.
> The original term was "growing number" -- so if "significant" does not
> presently describe European Individual Users Association, let's revert
> back to "growing number" which is more accurate, without presuming that
> it exceeds the number of organisations.
I think "growing number" would be the best solution.
>> 3. A pair of comments.
>> - I'm not agree with the last tow sentences in the box "What is ICANN"
>> - left bottom on the second page.
>> "ICANN, formed in 1998, is a not-for-profit global organizantion
>> dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable. It
>> promotes competition and develops policy on the Internet’s unique
>> -> "global organization" is not correct. ICANN is the USA
>> organization, based in California. I prefer simply to exclude "global"
>> -> "It promotes competition and develops policy" is not correct. No
>> competition at all. Policies is the result of bottom up process.
>> Policy is the result that goes from the SO and AC.
>> So, I suggest to take one phrase directly from ICANN's Bylaw
>> instead of the last sentence.
>> "The mission of ICANN is to coordinate, at the overall level, the
>> global Internet's systems of unique identifiers, and in particular
>> to ensure the stable and secure operation of the Internet's unique
>> identifier systems."
> OK I agree. Excellent suggestion Mikhail.
As ICANN changed (or tried to to change in that direction) it is still
not a global organization. Mikhail is right even if there was a
development that ICANN will change in the direction the the last
sentence implies. So I agree that we should stick to Bylaw version (for
>> - I'm not aggree with the text in the box "What is the European
>> Regional At-Large organization (EURALO)
>> -> the last sentencie "Playing a key role in ICANN’s regional
>> strategies, several RALOs partner with ICANN’s Global Stakeholder
>> Engagement team to facilitate the development of critical
>> infrastructure for the Domain Name System." is not clear to me.
>> We are speaking about EURALO in the box with name "What is the
>> EURALO?". ICANN has no such document as Regional Strategy for
>> Europe (and also North America).
> Thanks for pointing this out. I would have to check this with Heidi &
> GSE. I know that each region is supposed to have a regional strategy. So
> I cannot respond before having confirmation of EUROPE Regional Strategy.
> (both Jean Jacques Sahel & Michael Yakushev).
Olivier: please do that and than come back with what You've found.
>> -> To "facilitate the development of critical infrastructure for
>> the Domain Name System" is the issue to think about for GNSO
>> and/or ccNSO, not for RALOs
>> Our goals are (look at the MoU):
>> = To provide a forum and promote and encourage European
>> Internet users' participation and involvement in ICANN in an
>> open, accountable and transparent manner;
>> = To promote, understand and advocate for individual Internet
>> users and to provide a forum for outreach, co-ordination and
>> exchange of information and knowledge for persons who live in
>> the European region as defined by ICANN;
>> = To act as an interface between individual Internet users and
>> ICANN and to promote skills development and information
>> exchange related to the Internet amongst Members;
>> = To breach the digital divide and encourage users in
>> developing countries to participate in EURALO.
>> = To promote multilingual access to, and participation in,
>> ICANN's work, and to respect other aspects of cultural diversity
>> As to me it is not bad to copy above wording or some part to the
> Good point too. Due to space restrictions, we might need to reduce this
> a little bit, but the basis for this text is good. Everyone else, what
> do you think?
I like this text, if possible lets fit it in.
>> 4. I have one comment directly inside the text of the email from
>> Olivier. To change "end user" to "internet user".
> ... as in the bylaws. ;-)
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