[EURO-Discuss] Public Comment: Community Input Requested on Academia Representation on NomCom

William Drake william.drake at uzh.ch
Thu May 19 05:42:28 UTC 2011

Hi Chris

On May 17, 2011, at 10:28 PM, Christopher Wilkinson wrote:

> Also, the wide range and large numbers of academic Internet  
> technologists and users, world-wide, should retain a fully justified  
> and historically well-earned role within the ICANN community.

Agree it would be good to save the slot, but a question:

> 	-	priority would be given to accomplished and recognised people from  
> the regional research/university networks, world-wide (e.g. Educause,  
> Terena, and their colleagues in other regions.)

This is a rather narrow construction of "academic" users, the other 99% of whom also are impacted by ICANN decisions etc…?



William J. Drake
International Fellow
Media Change & Innovation Division, IPMZ
University of Zurich, Switzerland
william.drake at uzh.ch

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