[discuss] Thoughts welcome on proposed Netmundial submission

Roland Perry roland at internetpolicyagency.com
Mon Mar 3 15:19:20 UTC 2014

In message <B962D591-9434-4DF7-BF2A-1EC933662191 at chambers.gen.nz>, at 
23:41:51 on Sun, 2 Mar 2014, Peter Dengate Thrush 
<barrister at chambers.gen.nz> writes

>IANA functions do not have a separate entity - they are are a set of 
>functions performed already by ICANN.
>That means they are already a function under the auspices of ICANN.
>THE issue in play is that ICANN performs these functions under a 
>contract from the USG

But only because ICANN won the contract (each time so far). It should 
not be taken for granted that they always will.
Roland Perry

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