[NA-Discuss] MAILCARD Feedbacl
Seth M Reiss
seth.reiss at lex-ip.com
Tue Jan 17 17:44:36 UTC 2017
Yes, we in Hawaii have a lot more in common with those in Asia and Oceana than many parts of North America. Perhaps they can include us in three regions J
From: na-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org [mailto:na-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] On Behalf Of Glenn McKnight
Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:08 AM
To: John R. Levine
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Subject: Re: [NA-Discuss] MAILCARD Feedbacl
This is the self identified view of all three of the PR reps that provided feedback on the card.
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On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:06 PM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
I like it, although I would not describe myself as an American (or a
Canadian, of course). ...
I really, really, do not want to get into this parochial political fight. Puerto Ricans are US citizens, they have US passports, and they can travel freely to and from the rest of the US just like any other US citizens.
There are surely some Puerto Ricans who wish it were otherwise, but the facts are what they are. PR is part of NARALO beause PR is part of the U.S., not because of its physical location. Cuba and the Bahamas are closer to the mainland US than PR is, but they're in the LAC region because they're not part of the U.S.
On the other hand, if we're going to call out Puerto Rico separately, we need also call out the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Saipan, and perhaps Hawaii, all of which are in NARALO because they're part of the U.S. even though they're physically located in other regions.
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