[discuss] P1 version 3: Added detail and a request for useful background information

John Curran jcurran at istaff.org
Thu Jan 23 04:25:00 UTC 2014

On Jan 22, 2014, at 5:50 PM, Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't recall and didn't find any bill enacted as law.
> But it depends on how much weight we give to particular resolutions approved by the Senate and/or House, like S.323 from the 109th Congress which was passed as a simple resolution which is non-binding but a statement of position. As far as I remember this particular resolution and others quite similar were in reaction to WSIS 2005,
> https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres323
> While not law, I remember some interesting statements during some hearings like in 2009
> http://domainnamewire.com/2009/06/04/congress-beats-up-icann-part-1/
> Perhaps some investigation to review and summarize how the US Congress has acted overtime about control may be interesting.
> I believe that the USG position (and I don't think it changed a bit) became quite clear after WCIT12.

Jorge - 
    Are you suggesting that the problem should not be worked on, or that we need to note 
    that there may be challenges in getting support for any solution that is produced?


Disclaimer: My views alone.

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