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[rpd] CRISP Team Update

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at
Thu Dec 11 13:49:47 UTC 2014

Noted with thanks Ernest.

Best Regards

On 12/11/14, Ernest <ernest at> wrote:
> All,
> This is an update on the developments from the CRISP Team.
> The first teleconference was held on 09 December 2014. Here are the
> highlights from the meeting:
> o There was participation from all CRISP team members as well as
> several observers.
> o Izumi Okutani and Alan Barrett were elected Chair and Vice Chairs
> respectively.
> o Apart from voting 8/10 on the the final proposal, other decisions
> during the period leading to the deadline will be by rough
> consensus. To meet the deadline of 15 January 2015, there will be
> two weekly teleconferences up until an initial draft proposal has
> been put together.
> o A drafting team has already volunteered to put together the first
> draft based on the currently existing materials from discussions
> that were held in each region, which draft will be discussed at the
> second teleconference on 11 December 2015.
> We encourage the community to continue providing any feedback and
> ideas by subscribing to the mailing list ianaoversight at
> So far, here are the main points coming from our region based on the
> survey results and discussions at AFRINIC20 and AFRINIC21 pertinent
> to the following requirements that the transition proposal to the
> NTIA must meet:
> Requirement 1: Support and enhance the multi-stakeholder model
> Requirement 2: Maintain the security, stability, and resiliency of
> the Internet DNS
> Requirement 3: Meet the needs and expectation of the global
> customers and partners of the IANA functions
> Requirement 4: Maintain the openness of the Internet
> Requirement 5: The proposal must not replace the NTIA role with a
> government-led or an inter-governmental organization solution.
> The community has provided feedback below, which already meets the
> above stated requirements:
> o The existing mechanisms for the Policy Development Process in the
> AFRINIC community (as well as other communities) are already
> successfully embracing the multi-stakeholder model requirement and
> shall be maintained.
> o There should be minimum (or no) changes to the existing IANA
> services operator (ICANN) to ensure continuity, stability and
> minimal disruption to critical internet operations.
> o There should be an agreement (SLA, MoU) between the IANA operator
> (ICANN) and the NRO or any other body the communities eventually
> agree on that will provide oversight and accountability to the RIRs.
> o The existing Global Policy Development Process which is already
> transparent, open and all-inclusive should be maintained and sustained.
> Further community input to this critical process is still welcome,
> and can be shared with us on the ianaoversight at mailing list.
> CRISP Team info page:
> Proposals from other regions:
> regards,
> ernest
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