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[atlarge-discuss] Re: [Canwereplaceicann] Accountability
- To: Joanna Lane <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: [atlarge-discuss] Re: [Canwereplaceicann] Accountability
- From: Jeff Williams <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 00:09:57 -0700
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Joanna and all,
Good point here Joanna.
Maybe now the ICANNATLARGE.COM Joop-Pinder show
will get on the road and head to Washington DC? Oppps I forgot
that takes $$ which ICANNATLARGE.COM is a bit short of
at the moment.... Well it was just a thought...
I will be in Washington DC for short time doing some "Special
visiting..." If ICANNATLARGE.COM's Interim Committee
or members have something specific for me to "Pass along",
as they say, please outline them specifically in something
comprehensive, as Marilyn Cade would say, as soon as
Joanna Lane wrote:
> In this imperfect world, the only action that counts right now is in
> Washington. I'm just thankful there is a door still to beat down. A US
> Branch/ Chapter is vital. Notice how this is "featured" on the new At Large
> Circus page...oops, I mean at-large.org?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Joop
> > Teernstra
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 7:58 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: [Canwereplaceicann] Accountability
> > At 02:22 a.m. 22/05/2002 -0400, Joanna Lane wrote:
> > >Jamie,
> > >The public interest in every industry on this planet is safeguarded by
> > >Government regulation, funded by a tax framework, why would the internet
> > >industry be any different? How can you expect a competing group of
> > >privately owned corporations to voluntarily self-regulate a
> > whole industry
> > >for the public benefit at the expense of their own bottom line?
> > What are the
> > >incentives? What are the deterrents? If it's a choice between
> > the Lynn Plan
> > >or a US Government takeover, I'll vote for the government in the
> > next round
> > >thank you. At least they can be held accountable.
> > Joanna,
> > Goverment regulators are the target of lobbying by Industry.
> > This has brought us the DCMA and other legal monstrosities.
> > ICANN has attracted a body of scrutineers (us), because it originally
> > promised to be a Regulatory Body, where the stakeholders in the DNS and
> > Addressing Space could be represented and thus enforce accountability.
> > If the US Government is going to take charge , we are just as much needed
> > to enforce accountability there.
> > But , as a non-US citizen, where do I find "my congressman"?
> > Will US congresscritters listen to a Global self-organized body?
> > Or do we then need a "US Branch/Chapter" that will do the
> > petitioning jobs?
> > --Joop
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