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

sandra hoferichter info at hoferichter.eu
Sat Feb 16 10:25:26 UTC 2013

Congratualtion to all Carlton, as well as Alan and Olivier being elected to the ATRT 2 expert groups. 

Best Sandra

(Note: This message was send from my iPhone - I do apologise for any misspelling.)

Am 15.02.2013 um 23:33 schrieb Omar Kaminski <omar at kaminski.adv.br>:

> Be brave and make the Whois issues go further, Carlton!
> Omar
> 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
>>> +33 6 07 66 89 33
>>> Blog: http://sebastien.bachollet.fr/
>>> Mail: Sébastien Bachollet <sebastien at bachollet.com>
>>> 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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