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    Marilyn Cade Out of the Nomcom and Into...Something | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 14 comments | Search Discussion
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    by KarlAuerbach on Tuesday May 02 2006, @01:33PM (#16746)
    User #3243 Info | http://www.cavebear.com/
    I'm not sure that this is germaine to the current issue, but don't forget that ICANN called it's election for board members in year 2000 a "selection" rather than an "election" in order to evade a provision of California law that gives rights to those who are voters in corporate "elections" for board seats.

    When ICANN "reformed" and created its nominating committee, it was, at least in my mind (and remember I was on the board when this was adopted) that the provisions to exclude nomcom people from stepping into seats was intended as a general prophalpytic (sp) measure rather than a sieve through which some nomcom members could pass simply by resigning their seats.

    Besides, it does not create a positive image for a nominating committee person to walk around the obvious intent of the rule.

    Moreover, this request for review or ombudsman ought to go to end of the several year long line of complaints about ICANN process; there is no reason why this deserves priority.

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    Annual Meeting is in Sao Paolo
    by tlr (reversethis-{gro.tsixe-ton-seod} {ta} {relsseor}) on Tuesday May 02 2006, @08:14PM (#16747)
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    The next Annual Meeting isn't in Marrakesh, but in Sao Paolo; see these board minutes [icann.org]:
    Whereas, ICANN has received a proposal for hosting ICANN's Eighth Annual Meeting in São Paulo, Brazil, 4-8 December 2006.
    Whereas, the proposal has been reviewed and approved by ICANN staff and the Meetings Committee.
    Resolved (06.04), the President is authorized to make arrangements for ICANN's Eighth Annual Meeting in São Paulo, Brazil, and the Board hereby designates the 8 December 2006 meeting in São Paulo as ICANN's 2006 Annual Meeting.
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    Unfair advantage
    by patrick on Wednesday May 03 2006, @10:03AM (#16749)
    User #4289 Info | http://patrick.vande-walle.eu/
    The form call for statements of interest was issued on Apr 18th, that is 15 days ago. During that time, Ms Cade, as a Nomcom member, could potentialy see the statements of interest of other candidates.

    Obviously, she would have an unfair advantage over other potential candidates.
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    Point was to prohibit GNSO Selection in this Case
    by George Matrox on Wednesday May 03 2006, @02:37PM (#16759)
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    Re:Pointless PIRouettes
    by patrick on Friday May 05 2006, @10:13AM (#16761)
    User #4289 Info | http://patrick.vande-walle.eu/
    As an ISOC board member, I can assure you the PIR money is well spent. Don't take my word for it. The details are at http://www.isoc.org/isoc/fin/ISOC2005budget.pdf [isoc.org]
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