[At-Large] CEO Fadi's visit to Tokyo
cw at christopherwilkinson.eu
Wed Feb 20 21:08:21 UTC 2013
On 19 Feb 2013, at 02:59, Izumi AIZU <iza at anr.org> wrote:
> Thanks Carlton,
> Being away from ALAC, I am still AtLarge and share the same ideas
> with all of you on inclusion/openness and transparency. It's a pity we
> still need
> to discuss these in this fashion after more than 10 years.
> IF ICANN really wants to claim it is an open and multi-stakholder
> compared with ITU etc, they should show and implement that on the ground
> in my view.
> 2013/2/19 Carlton Samuels <carlton.samuels at gmail.com>
>> Dear Izumi:
>> As you may recall, several members of the ALAC have recorded their troubled
>> response when scheduled ICANN meetings are held in places without an effort
>> to cover all ICANN constituencies.
>> The ALAC is itself on record to the Board promoting transparency and
>> demanding wider engagement when these meetings take place.
>> Our colleague Evan Leibovitch has probably been most vocal and maybe will
>> tell what he has done in previous situations.
>> Carlton A Samuels
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>> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 3:35 AM, Izumi AIZU <iza at anr.org> wrote:
>>> Dear AtLarge community,
>>> As an not-so-active member of AtLarge, I like to share the following
>>> About a week ago, I heard that ICANN CEO Fadi is coming to Tokyo shortly
>>> from a former member of NomCom and current member of gNSO Council. They
>>> not have any information about the specifics and not contacted for any
>>> possible meeting in Tokyo with him.
>>> On Thursday last week, I got a call from one of the registrars and
>>> applicants for new gTLDs, asking to join the lunch with him, as a private
>>> lunch. I accepted the invitation, but told them I like to have a
>>> open meeting and will write to such request to ICANN.
>>> On Friday, I sent an email to Fadi and some other officers of ICANN that
>>> would be much better to add an open meeting with all stakeholders in the
>>> ICANN community in Japan, but so far no reply came in [yet hopefully].
>>> I got email from Internet Association of Japan that they had not been
>>> contacted. The government in charge said they will have a meeting.
>>> No AtLarge, as far as I know, are contacted. ISP association is not
>>> When the former CEO Rod came to Tokyo, similar thing happened. He only
>>> contacted selected few organizations and made no public meeting at all.
>>> Are these convention same elsewhere? Is there not much attempt to
>>> "outreach" in recent ICANN world (as before)?
>>> Am I too naiive and optimistic ?
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