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    Re: Early Notes From (and About) Accra Meeting
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Tuesday March 12 2002, @08:32AM (#5245)
    User #3240 Info | http://www.icannwatch.org/
    Perhaps if you would take your head out of the sand, you'd see that what Michael is talking about is the track record ICANN has had since its inception.

    Resolutions are regularly brought out at the last minute, and without many board members having seen them. This isn't speculation on his part, it's historical fact.
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    Re: Early Notes From (and About) Accra Meeting
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday March 12 2002, @04:58PM (#5248)
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    Anon writes:
    Of course, the historical criticism of resolution drafting at ICANN meetings is that they don't get done until the last minute; maybe this has been just a very impressive three year charade perpetrated by the staff.
    Ya, what he said. You've just answered your own question. Or look to the right sidebar ===> for the most read story on ICANN meetings: Snookered Again, for a bit of history. Are you ICANN staff, who are, according to M. Stuart Lynn, overworked (though not underpaid)? I'm afraid you'll have to write much better criticism to get a bonus. -g
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    Re: Early Notes From (and About) Accra Meeting
    by KarlAuerbach on Tuesday March 12 2002, @05:43PM (#5249)
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    I am a Director on ICANN's Board of Directors. If anyone should have "inside" information, I should.

    As of this time I have seen no proposed resolutions for the Accra meeting.

    I was not allowed to submit two resolutions in Stockholm because I failed to meet some ad-hoc 48-hour posting requirement.

    We are well within that time limit before the Accra meeting and no proposed resolutions have been posted.

    However, I do expect the standard ambush technique in which ICANN's staff will be asking us at the very last minute to approve rather significant parts of the Lynn "plan", such as the evisceration of any meaningful at-large participation within ICANN or abandonment of the Independent Review Mechanism. Those resolutions may appear for the first time when they pop up on the screens at the Board meeting.
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