[AfrICANN-discuss] Food for thought : ICANN should be reformed
christopher.wilkinson at skynet.be
Tue Mar 24 13:19:39 SAST 2009
> the paper says that the users are registries and registrars, which I
don't think is useful ...
I agree. CW
PS: I have already asked the authors the same question. If I get a reply I shall let you know!
> Hi Pierre,
> Hope you are well.
> On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Dandjinou Pierre <pdandjinou at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> This has just been released and is worth reading. Now, where do we, in
>> Africa, stand in this debate? And how best could we promote the voices (if
>> any?) of African business & Industry sectors and the Governments ?
> Well this paper calls for ICANN to be overseen by it's users.
> However, the paper says that the users are registries and registrars,
> which I don't think is useful, as endusers are left out of the
> equation. In effect, AfriNIC and African ccTLD registries would be
> asked to provide oversight. I think ICANN is adequately overseen by
> it's own BoD, I don't think we need to add another layer above that.
> I would be very happy if we could get more African governments
> involved in the GAC, but I don't think any other role for them would
> be merited.
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