[EURO-Discuss] Lisbon Follow Up

Annette Muehlberg annette.muehlberg at web.de
Thu May 24 09:37:16 EDT 2007

Sébastien, Wolfgang,

I would like to join you in working on the GEO-TLD meeting, as we are 
working on .berlin
what is the current plan?


Sébastien Bachollet schrieb:
> Sorry Wolfgang to take this old message but it contains 2 important points.
> About the so-call GEO-TLDs I would like to help you in setting up the
> meeting especially because we started some work on .paris.
> I am not sure I will be available during the forthcoming 8th meeting of the
> ICANN Studienkreis (October 11-12, 2007 in Warsaw) for an EURALO outreach
> meeting (Thursday, October 11, 9.00 - 15.00) but I think is a good idea.
> I start to work on Egeni Europe 2008 for June (just before the Icann meeting
> in Europe) and I think we need to do also something about Euralo.
> All the best
> Sébastien Bachollet
> Président
> sebastien.bachollet at isoc.fr
> www.egeni.org
> www.isoc.fr
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : euro-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> [mailto:euro-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] De la part de Wolfgang
> Kleinwächter
> Envoyé : samedi 31 mars 2007 13:45
> À : Discussion for At-Large Europe; Discussion for At-Large Europe; Nick
> Ashton-Hart
> Cc : Europe Discuss; Asia-Pacific Discuss
> Objet : Re: [EURO-Discuss] Lisbon Follow Up
> Sorry I forgot the proposals:
> 1. the prepare a workshop for San Juan on Consumer Interests on geographical
> TLDs: The working title could be "Consumer Confusion vs. Consumer Choice:
> The User Interests in  GEO-TLDs". As we discussed in Lisbon, there is a
> growing number of related projects (.berlin, .nyc, .cym, .sco, .london etc)
> and there are two main arguments in favour and against. In Germany the local
> government which operates berlin.de argues that .berlin would create
> consumer confusion while the federal parliament just recently adopted a
> resolution arguing GEO-TLDs like .munich, .cologne, .saxony, .bavaria or
> .leipzig would bring more competition and more consumer choice. I expect
> that the ICANN Board if it has to take decisions on such TLDs  (based on the
> GNSO Policy paper and the GAC gTLD principles) will need some input form the
> user perspective and this is the ALAC. I would be ready to start the
> preparation for such a two hour workshopin San Juan.
> 2. I propose to use the forthcoming 8th meeting of the ICANN Studienkreis
> (October 11-12, 2007 in Warsaw) for an EURALO outreach meeting (Thursday,
> October 11, 9.00 - 15.00) for Central and Eastern Europe. I ask all ALS and
> other friends of EURALO to send me contcats so that we can do outrech and
> invite speakers. I will work together also with the Diplo Foundation. Input
> from ISOC Europe is welcome. 
> Best
> wolfgang
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