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    Re: Exclusion by Fiat
    by Jon_Weinberg on Thursday August 22 2002, @05:38AM (#8646)
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    Well, hold on. I've expressed some criticism of the ALAG recommendations myself, but as far as I know, Bret had nothing to do with them, neither in the writing of the report nor -- surely -- in the selection of the ALAG members. If you want to blame Bret for something, try the Names Policy Development Process Assistance Group report, posted last night.
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    Re: Exclusion by Fiat by Jon_Weinberg
    Re: Exclusion by Fiat
    by joannalane on Thursday August 22 2002, @03:51PM (#8659)
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    Jon,
    I disagree. As far as I am aware, the ERC asked Esther Dyson (a member the ALOC - At-Large Organizing Committee, and former member of the ALSC - ICANN At-Large Study Committee) and Denise Michel (coordinator of www.at-large.org,
    At-Large Organizing Committee, and former Executive Director of the ALSC) to identify a small group of individuals to provide assistance in defining how an ALAC could be created and what it should do.

    Dyson and Michel asked for volunteers from the ALOC, and the ERC subsequently *appointed* these individuals, in addition to Dyson and Michel, to help craft this report as members of the Assistance Group.

    So given that Bret sits on the ERC, he did, in fact, participate in the selection of those whose task it was to endorse the disenfranchisement of the At Large.

    Regards,
    Joanna
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