[At-Large] FRIENDLY REMINDER: Review on Trusted Community Representation #Root #Zone #DNSSEC [Call for Comments]

Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond ocl at gih.com
Tue Feb 4 20:00:42 UTC 2014

Dear Aida,

thank you for your comments which I am asking staff to include on the
WIKI. Anonymous comments are current turned off due to a recent spam attack.
Comments may also be forwarded by email to staff at atlarge.icann.org

Kind regards,


On 04/02/2014 20:42, Aida Noblia wrote:
> Dear Salanieta:
>   I was unable to add my comments on the wiki because the editor does not
> load, although I tried several times.
> My comment was sent yesterday LACRALO <
> lac-discuss-es at atlarge-lists.icann.org> list in spanish, and I copy this
> below,  with a variant cleared on that list in another mail, in which I
> send it deleted the wrong paragraph .
> Best Regards
> I agree with the draft Salanieta with the observations made by Olivier ,
> except the issue of financing , which I agree with Alexander. The word "
> sacred " could be changed to " solemn " because it is a solemnity and
> compliance is an essential requirement in the process of KSK .
> Responsibility regarding the control of TCR , which mentions Alexander on
> ensuring transparency , accountability , and defending the Internet users,
> and is set to generic point 9 of the Statement of Commitment between the
> Department of Commerce U.S. and ICANN , (the first document cited by
> Salanieta ) .
>  Moreover, the entire process of the ceremony itself is a guarantee of
> transparency and protection of users . There are strict controls and
> detailed in the DNSSEC Practice Statement of the procedure for
> accreditation of entry of persons, etc., for the Root Zone Operator (TCR )
> , your responsibilities are established and each of the steps you must
> follow what is proper documents governing safety at these levels of the
> root.
>  There are also prerequisites for the selection and appointment of the TCR
> , instructions for its function.That's part of the technical process of the
> company Verisign , specialist in informatic security .
>  As for the number of TCR , understand that it is reasonable and who
> applied for the position, must know and accept their demands were selected
> according to rules and monitored compliance with requirements and is
> scheduled for the 21 selected will be appointed only some will setected ( 6
> or 8) for two ceremonies that simultaneously at different locations each
> year in four opportunities . The amount would be more to cover possible
> contingencies.
> Regarding see major funding strictly maintain the independence of the
> process being controlled , between those who are appointed to control the
> process and who is responsible of it, in these last ICANN. This, besides
> exposing Alexander and there are many whose travel costs that could and
> perhaps should be without, given the possibility of remote participation ,
> which is not the case of the TCR , which have be physically present .
> 2014-02-04 Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro <
> salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com>:
>> Dear All,
>> The call for comments from At Large closes on 7th February, 2014.
>> There is currently some difference in views on whether the Trusted
>> Community Representatives (TCRs) should have indefinite terms of whether
>> this should rotated.
>> Should TCRs continue to remain self funded or should they be funded?
>> There are also a few other important aspects of this that we would like to
>> consult the wider community on before amending the draft. For those of you
>> who have already commented, thank you. I am mindful that we still have not
>> heard from others. Feel free to comment directly on the wiki via the link
>> below or by responding to this thread.
>> https://community.icann.org/x/nge6Ag
>> Your input into this process will help us finalize the Draft. May we have
>> your views please?
>> Kind Regards,
>> Sala
>> On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro <
>> salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> This is just a friendly reminder in case you missed it that there is an
>>> ongoing Review on Trusted Community Representation in Root Zone DNSSEC
>> Key
>>> Signing Ceremonies. Grateful if the RALO Chairs could also ask their
>>> members for their views.
>>> For the benefit of the general community at large and those who have just
>>> entered the community, you would have been advised at some point that
>>> anyone in At Large can have their say on aspects of Policies either
>>> individually as you comment directly on the site to the staff concerned
>> or
>>> as we in the At Large community do it through the At Large channels by
>> way
>>> of the "Wiki" or through email discussions.
>>> If you would like to comment on the Draft Statement currently being
>>> developed by the At Large on this matter, visit:
>> https://community.icann.org/display/alacpolicydev/At-Large+Review+of+Trusted+Community+Representation+in+Root+Zone+DNSSEC+Key+Signing+Ceremonies+Workspace?focusedCommentId=46498543#comment-46498543
>>> If you are finding that you have difficulties posting your comment on the
>>> wiki, feel free to respond to this thread and post your thoughts. On the
>>> wiki you will see that the Review Team had laid several questions for the
>>> public and wider community. This can help guide your comments and to
>> have a
>>> fair idea of the areas that they want and value your feedback on. The At
>>> Large will close the call for comments on the 7th of February, 2014 so
>> get
>>> your thoughts in if you want them factored in.
>>> In case you do not have a profile to enable you to post on the Wiki
>>> Confluence) - please contact At Large staff offline.
>>> Kind Regards,
>>> Sala
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Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, PhD

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