[NA-Discuss] interesting story
eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 20:44:33 UTC 2011
The .pr ccTLD situation has more ramifications.
As the article says the University of Puerto Rico is suing the current
operator for taking public money (aprox. $2 million) and University
equipment out of its facilities. I am attaching the original sue document.
The document tells the story of the things that the operator did to move
money around the University system in preparation to move it out. It also
mentions how he fooled IANA in authorizing the re-delegation outside the
Good read! (The document is in Spanish and I do not know if there are any
translators for pdf type documents).
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Beau Brendler
<beaubrendler at earthlink.net>wrote:
> ...passed on by Eduardo, regards shenanigans at Puerto Rico's ccTLD:
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Beau Brendler <beaubrendler at earthlink.net>
> >Sent: Jul 15, 2011 4:13 PM
> >To: "na-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org" <
> na-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
> >Subject: [NA-Discuss] agenda item for Monday's call
> >Danny Younger will not be able to join Monday's call. He asked that we
> consider the following (quoting from his e-mail with a couple of edits). I
> will put this item on Monday's agenda.
> >"The [draft applicant] Guidebook (section 3.3.2] calls upon the ALAC to
> develop a new gTLD objection vetting process. Kurt Pritz, in his comments
> to Congress, has stipulated that he expects this to be a "robust" process
> established on behalf of the public interest. My concern is that ... It
> took eleven and a half months just to set up the process to select an
> at-large director ... and there was a fair amount of confusion within some
> of the regions as to process considerations. Making matters worse is that we
> now have only around nine months within which to have the project completed.
> >The Guidebook states: At a minimum, the process for objecting to a gTLD
> application will require: bottom-up development of potential objections,
> discussion and approval of objections at the Regional At-Large Organization
> (RALO) level, and a process for consideration and approval of the objection
> by the At-Large Advisory Committee.
> >... The NARALO has always taken the lead on major initiatives. Perhaps
> this is the time to once more take the lead to defend the public interest."
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> July 19:00 UTC
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