[At-Large] FW: [icann-board] ICANN News Alert -- Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services Members Selected

Omar Kaminski omar at kaminski.adv.br
Fri Feb 15 22:33:02 UTC 2013

Be brave and make the Whois issues go further, Carlton!


2013/2/15 Dev Anand Teelucksingh <devtee at gmail.com>:
> Indeed, congratulations, Carlton!
> Dev Anand
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 4:24 AM, Sébastien Bachollet
> <sebastien at bachollet.com> wrote:
>> Congratulations Carlton
>> You will be THE voice of the end-users
>> You have, I am sure, our full support
>> Go
>> All the best
>> Sébastien Bachollet
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>> De :  ICANN News Alert <communications at icann.org>
>> Date :  vendredi 15 février 2013 05:34
>> À :  ICANN Board of Directors <icann-board at icann.org>
>> Objet :  [icann-board] ICANN News Alert -- Expert Working Group on gTLD
>> Directory Services Members Selected
>>> ICANN News Alert
>>>  <http://www.icann.org/>
>>> News Alert
>>> http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-14feb13-en.htm
>>> Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services Members Selected
>>> 14 February 2013
>>> Background
>>> On 13 December 2012, Fadi Chehadé, ICANN's President and CEO, announced
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2-14dec12-en.htm>
>>> the creation of an Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services (EWG) and
>>> invited volunteers to submit applications to indicate their interest in
>>> serving on it. The EWG is the first step in fulfilling the ICANN Board's
>>> directive
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/resolutions-08nov12-en.htm#1.a
>>> .rationale>  to help redefine the purpose and provision of gTLD registration
>>> data. This project is designed to provide a foundation for the creation of a
>>> new global policy for gTLD directory services, and requisite contract
>>> negotiations, as appropriate.
>>> Working Group Volunteers
>>> Over 70 highly qualified experts from across the Internet ecosystem were
>>> considered. In selecting the EWG, each candidates' operational knowledge and
>>> experience with registrant data or directory services (or analogous systems)
>>> was considered, along with consensus-building skills, aptitude to innovate,
>>> geographic diversity, and other published criteria
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2-14dec12-en.htm> .
>>> After an extensive evaluation of each candidate, the following individuals
>>> were selected to participate in this critical project:
>>> Pekka Ala-Pietilä is the Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Blyk, a
>>> mobile media company and is Chairman of the Board of Solidium (Finnish
>>> sovereign wealth fund). He additionally serves on the Boards of SAP AG
>>> (multinational software company), Pöyry Oyj (global consulting and engineering
>>> company) and Huhtamäki Oyj. He is Former President of the Nokia Corporation
>>> (1999-2005) and was President of Nokia Mobiles Phones in the nineties. He is
>>> based in Finland.
>>> Lanre Ajayi is the Managing Director of Pinet Informatics, one of the first
>>> ISPs in Nigeria. He is the Chairman of the Association of Telecommunications
>>> Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). He has served as the Vice-Chairman of the
>>> Internet Service providers Association of Nigeria (ISPAN) and Africa ISP
>>> Association (AfrISPA). He is a founding member of AfriNIC. He also has served
>>> as a member of the National Cybercrime Working Group of Nigeria. He currently
>>> serves as a GNSO Council member appointed by the NomCom and is based in
>>> Nigeria.
>>> Scott Hollenbeck is the Director of Verisign Labs where he manages a team of
>>> researchers focused on applied metadata, reputation, and web service
>>> technologies in collaboration with university partners. He is the author of
>>> the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP), a standard protocol for the
>>> registration of domain names. He has been a contributor to several industry
>>> efforts related to domain names and Internet security. He is based in the US.
>>> Jin Jian is Assistant General Director and Director of CNNIC R&D center at
>>> CNNIC. His areas of expertise are: Domain Name Registration, DNS, software
>>> engineering, IPv6 and network protocols. He is based in the People's Republic
>>> of China.
>>> Susan Kawaguchi is Domain Name Manager at Facebook. She has previous
>>> experience with eBay and is a member of ICANN's Business Constituency. Domain
>>> Name management, enforcement, data collection/access/accuracy and intellectual
>>> property issues are her main fields of expertise. She served on the WHOIS
>>> Policy Review Team. She is based in the US.
>>> Nora Nanayakkara has a background in start-ups and SMEs in the digital and
>>> technology spaces, with particular experience in registry and registrar
>>> operations. She has worked with many domain name companies over the years and
>>> additionally brings several years' experience as a Non Executive Director at
>>> Nominet, the .uk domain name registry and a Trustee at Nominet Trust. She is
>>> knowledgeable in WHOIS issues and has served as an applicant review panelist
>>> in ICANN's new gTLD applicant support program. She is based in the UK.
>>> Michele Neylon is the CEO of Blacknight Internet Solutions, an Irish
>>> registrar, and sits on the Eurid Registrar Advisory Board. He is a very active
>>> member of the ICANN Community and he has served in numerous leadership roles
>>> in GNSO working groups. Examples of his activities include the APWG, RIPE and
>>> the Anti-Abuse Working Group. He is based in Ireland.
>>> Michael Niebel heads the Task Force on Internet Policy Development in the
>>> Directorate General CONNECT of the European Commission. Previously, he led the
>>> unit in charge of Internet, network and information security. In this function
>>> he was charged with the introduction of the European Top Level Domain .eu from
>>> the Commission side. He also was a member of the GAC and participated in
>>> Internet governance discussions at the global level. He is based in Belgium.
>>> Rod Rasmussen co-founded Internet Identity (IID) and serves as its President
>>> and CTO. He is widely recognized as a leading expert on cybercrime, and
>>> co-chairs the Anti-Phishing Working Group's (APWG) Internet Policy Committee.
>>> He is a member of the SSAC, is IID's FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and
>>> Security Teams) representative, and is an active participant in the Messaging,
>>> Malware, Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG). He is based in the US.
>>> Carlton Samuels is an independent international ICT4D consultant and an
>>> adjunct lecturer at the University of the West Indies. He is a Jamaican and US
>>> national. Previously, he worked as CIO & University Director of IT. His
>>> volunteer positions include being a foundation member of, and the former
>>> secretariat for, the Latin America and Caribbean Regional At-Large Advisory
>>> Organization (LACRALO). He is a Vice Chair of the ALAC and the leader of the
>>> ALAC WHOIS WG. He is based in the West Indies.
>>> Faisal Shah is the Founder and former CEO of a corporate brand protection
>>> registrar ­MarkMonitor, which recently was acquired by Thomson Reuters. This
>>> serial entrepreneur has strategy, registrar operations, software development,
>>> and intellectual property as his main fields of expertise. He was born in
>>> Trinidad & Tobago, raised in Puerto Rico and Venezuela, and has extensive
>>> contacts in the Middle East. He is fluent in Spanish and English, is familiar
>>> with Urdu, and is currently based in the US.
>>> Fabricio Vayra serves as Assistant General Counsel for Time Warner Inc. He is
>>> a recognized intellectual property rights protection expert and brings
>>> extensive expertise in WHOIS data and trademark law. He is a former IRT
>>> member, a current member of the INTA Board, Vice Chair of the INTA Internet
>>> committee, and an active member of the IPC. He is based in the US.
>>> Stephanie Perrin is conducting doctoral research focused on privacy enhanced
>>> authentication technologies, and is recognized as an international expert in
>>> privacy and data protection and the social impact of technology. She has
>>> served in several positions in the Canadian Government, including in Integrity
>>> Services at Service Canada, as Director of Research and Policy in the Office
>>> of the Privacy Commissioner, and as Director of Privacy Policy at Industry
>>> Canada where she was responsible for the development of the private sector
>>> privacy legislation (PIPEDA). She has worked in the private sector and has
>>> consulted broadly on privacy issues internationally, including advising on the
>>> first privacy policy for CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority.
>>> She is based in Canada.
>>> Additional members may be added to the Expert Working Group to provide special
>>> areas of expertise and knowledge (e.g. privacy).
>>> Joining these executives will be:
>>> Jean-Francois Baril
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-14dec12-en.htm> ,
>>> Lead Facilitator of the EWG
>>> Steve Crocker <http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/crocker.htm> , Board
>>> Liaison to the EWG
>>> Chris Disspain <http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/disspain.htm> , Board
>>> Liaison to the EWG
>>> The EWG is expected to commence its analysis and deliberations immediately,
>>> with the objective of discussing its progress online and with the community at
>>> the Beijing ICANN Meeting.
>>> Mandate
>>> A Board-directed Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) policy
>>> development process (PDP) is expected to follow the work of the EWG to
>>> evaluate the policy implications of the EWG's recommendations. The EWG's
>>> objectives are to 1) define the purpose of collecting and maintaining gTLD
>>> registration data, and consider how to safeguard the data, and 2) provide a
>>> proposed model for managing gTLD directory services that addresses related
>>> data accuracy and access issues, while taking into account safeguards for
>>> protecting data. The EWG will be informed by Internet stakeholders'
>>> activities, and the extensive work of the GNSO work over the last decade. The
>>> group also will consider the WHOIS Policy Review Team Report
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/about/aoc-review/whois/final-report-11may12-en.pdf>
>>> [PDF, 1.44 MB], address key questions set forth by the Security and Stability
>>> Advisory Committee (SSAC [PDF, 348 KB]), and take into consideration current
>>> and future Internet operations and services. In addition, the EWG will address
>>> concerns of the parties who provide, collect, maintain, publish or use gTLD
>>> registration data as it relates to ICANN's remit.
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/groups/ssac/documents/sac-055-en.pdf>
>>> EWG Schedule and Operations
>>> The EWG's activities are expected to be conducted from February through May
>>> 2013 and may be extended, if needed. Work will be conducted online and through
>>> conference calls and periodic face-to-face meetings.
>>>  <http://www.icann.org/en/groups/ssac/documents/sac-055-en.pdf>
>>> When the EWG's efforts get underway, the group's
>>> <http://www.icann.org/en/groups/ssac/documents/sac-055-en.pdf> WIKI page
>>> <https://community.icann.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=40175189>  will be
>>> updated to keep the public apprised of its work.
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