[NA-Discuss] Voting None of the Above Re: …
avri at ella.com
Thu Jul 19 19:36:44 UTC 2012
Doesn't this mean we really need to do outreach to the ALS that form the RALO to make sure that at least those organizations that have heard of ICANN and joined a RALO, are frequently invited into the discussion? And I know it isn't easy.
We seem to have 22 ALSes in NARALO. How many participate in meeting? in votes?
On 19 Jul 2012, at 14:01, Bob Bruen wrote:
> One should remember that most people in the world have no idea that ICANN
> even exists, much less what it does. We techies forget that outside of our
> little world, no one knows about what we do. If you are not sure about
> this, ask 100 random people about ICANN.
> 'RALOs may represent a lot of people, but those people do not know that.
> Many governments and the UN have only recently begun to grasp the meaning
> of ICANN in the past few years.
> It's hard to get volunteers when the pool being drawn from is small
> because only a relative few know about it and understand it
> It is sort of like trying to large numbers of people to help solve those
> PDEs you have.
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2012, John R. Levine wrote:
>>> * How many NARALO members are there?
>>> * How many ALSes in North America are there?
>>> * How many individuals are subscribed to this mailing list?
>>> * What is the subscribe/unsubscribe rate of the list each month for the
>>> past six months?
>>> * How many individuals engage on this mailing list?
>>> * Is there an NARALO Facebook page?
>>> * Is there an NARALO Twitter presence?
>>> * Is there a NARALO newsletter? How many are subscribed to it?
>>> * Is there a NARALO summary of events for members for ICANN Prague?
>> The pattern here appears to be that NARALO members aren't willing to work
>> for ICANN for free. Uh, no kidding.
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