[discuss] [governance] U.S. to Give Up Oversight of Web Policymaking Body

S Moonesamy sm+1net at elandsys.com
Tue Mar 18 07:35:42 UTC 2014

Hi Jay,

At 14:40 16-03-2014, Jay Daley wrote:
>Asked that way the answer will always be that the IANA function in 
>ICANN does a professional job and only implements what it is told to 
>implement.  However the issue is not whether IANA does what it is 
>told, it is whether the things it is told to do have always come 
>from a documented process of community consensus.


Thanks for the link.  I haven't read that report yet.  I am familiar 
with the relevant literature though.  There are a few principles that 
transcend cultural differences.  Some of these principles are 
enshrined in laws of various countries.  That's not the same as consensus.

S. Moonesamy 

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