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    Re:ICANNWatch - documenting ICANN?
    by Kieren McCarthy on Wednesday April 04 2007, @01:13AM (#16940)
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    Re: summary page. I absolutely agree. We stuck up version 1.0 of a processes page on the new site last week - http://www.icann.org/processes/ - which outlines what ICANN is actually doing at any given time and where in the process it is.

    I want to make it much more advanced and easier to use but that will require a content management system at the back-end and that it is a bit off in the distance. But any suggestions as to how a tweak here or there will make it easier to understand are welcome.

    I agree that the RALO set-up as it is as the moment is far from ideal but it is a big step on the way. I am still not certain how things will pan out - whether a careful NomCom reform will provide more voice to Net users or whether the ALAC can build itself to the point where it can't be ignored - after all the GAC is also only an Advisory Committee.

    As for the Board - there are alot of changes going on. The minutes are very open. It will take a while for the Board to get used to this, I suspect. But the best thing to do - at least from my perspective - is to show all the advantages that come from being more open and so encourage more of it. I have seen this time and time again as a journalist.

    I predict once everyone relaxes slightly the information will flow much easier and everyone will be happy. I'll be trying to divert all those flows into one river rather than the current system where we have several thin creeks running parallel and occasionally drying up.

    Kieren
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