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    Membership Issues NAIS comments on At Large Study
    posted by michael on Monday August 13 2001, @02:09PM

    mpawlo writes "The NGO and Academic ICANN Study (NAIS) has submitted its comments relating to the First and Second Discussion Paper of the ALSC."



    In the NAIS view it is "increasingly obvious that ICANN has a key role in setting important public policies relating to the naming and addressing system of the Internet."

    [Thus, says NAIS, it's important to have half the directors representing the public. The NAIS comments also argue in favor of having the Bildt Committee issue its findings in two stages. First, find an electoral mechanism to choose the nine members (five at large plus four holdover Board Squatters) who should retire in November, 2002. Then, and only then, attack the larger question of how to restructure the entire ICANN representational structure. -mf]

     
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