ajp at glocom.ac.jp
Sat May 5 08:28:26 EDT 2007
Sebastian and Patrick: you both represent ISOC chapters, seem very
active and "senior" within ISOC's European chapter organization
ISOC's policy for chapters
<http://www.isoc.org/isoc/chapters/policy/> requires them to show
some general level of support for the goals and mission of ISOC.
Policy states "Specific officials of Chapters, acting on behalf of
their Chapter, may make public statements and establish public
positions as long as they meet the following requirement" and "b.
They must not be contrary to any position of the Internet Society."
Do you foresee any situation where your chapter's (i.e. ALS's)
obligations to ISOC would require you to put ISOC's interests ahead
of the EU RALO and or ALAC?
For example, one could imagine situations where an ISOC position was
contrary to that of the EU RALO and/or ALAC, or more extreme, perhaps
some discussion regarding ISOC's contractual relationships with ICANN
as the steward and beneficiary of .ORG? Where would your obligations
Apologies if this question is re-hashing an old discussion about ISOC
chapters and ALAC, I haven't seen it if it is. Seems important
particularly if two people from the same type of ALS are selected for
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