[NA-Discuss] Edits and comments to NARALO/ ALAC position statement on GAC scorecard

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Sat Mar 26 04:50:34 UTC 2011

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 12:21 AM, Danny Younger <dannyyounger at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Some of us are rightfully worried about the possibility of collateral
> damage associated with widescale blocking activities.  The GAC prudently
> called for studies on the topic and the SSAC has already agreed to form a
> working group to develop a more thorough report on the implications of
> blocking.
> The prudent course of action would have been for the ALAC to reserve
> judgment until such time as the SSAC arrives at its conclusions on blocking;
> instead, as I see it, the ALAC appears poised to issue an opinion without
> the benefit of either a wide-ranging discussion or a set of researched facts
> at its disposal.
I may be barking up the wrong tree but, in the .xxx discussion prior to the
board vote, tld blocking was addressed directly by Suzanne Woolf who said
that it was not a threat to the stability of the DNS system.


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