NCUC Constituency Day @ ICANN 53, Buenos Aires

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 09:30 to 13:00
Room Retiro C
Remote participation information at http://buenosaires53.icann.org/en/schedule/tue-ncuc

 

Agenda


I. 9:30 – 10:00 Organizational Matters

1. Participant introductions

2. Misc. Updates & ICANN 53 events of particular interest

3. ICANN 54 @ Dublin Event?

4. Membership Affairs Team Survey (conversation may continue 11:00 - 11:30)

5. AOB

 

II. 10:00-10:30 Brief Operational Visits

Joining us will be:

10:00 - 10:15 Sandra Hoferichter, Chair of the ICANN Academy Working Group

10:15 - 10:30 Chris Gift, VP for Digital Services, ICANN

Background Information:

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-s-roadmap-for-community-digital-services

https://community.icann.org/display/Improve/At-Large+ICANN+Academy+Ad-Hoc+Working+Group

 

10:30ish – 11:00 ICANN coffee break

 

IV. 11:00 – 12:00 The GNSO Review and Constituency Structural Issues

11:00 - 11:30 Internal discussion

11:30 - 12:00 Joining us will be:

Richard Westlake and Colin Jackson of Westlake Governance (the consultant for the GNSO Review)

 

Background Information:

Overview of the process
https://community.icann.org/display/GR2/GNSO+Review+2014+Home

Letter from the Noncontracted Parties House to the ICANN Board
https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/ncph-participants-to-icann-board-16jan15-en.pdf

NCUC response to Westlake’s initial working text released during the Singapore meeting (download at bottom)
http://forum.icann.org/lists/gnso-review-dt/msg00287.html

Revised Draft Report by Westlake (May 2015) and public comment period to 20 July
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gnso-review-draft-2015-06-01-en

 


V. 12:00 – 13:00 The .sucks Brouhaha and its Wider Implications

Joining us will be:

12:00 - 12:30  John Berard, CEO of Vox Populi Registry 

12:30 - 13:00  Gregory S. Shatan, President of the Intellectual Property Constituency

 

Background Information:

Shatan/IPC letter, “ICANN Requested to Immediately Halt .SUCKS Predatory Registration Scheme Designed to Exploit Trademark Owners” (27.03.2015)
https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/shatan-to-atallah-27mar15-en.pdf

ICANN letter to Shatan/IPC (09.04.2015)
https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/atallah-to-shatan-09apr15-en.pdf

ICANN letters to the US Federal Trade Commission and the Canadian Office of Consumer Affairs (09.04.2015)
https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/jeffrey-to-ramirez-knubley-09apr15-en.pdf

Philip S. Corwin, “ICANN.WTF? FTC & OCA Asked Whether .SUCKS is a Law Breaker (Part I),” CircleID (14.04.2015)
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150414_icann_dot_wtf_ftc_oca_asked_whether_sucks_is_a_law_breaker_part_i/

Philip S. Corwin, “ICANN.WTF? FTC & OCA Asked Whether .SUCKS is a Law Breaker (Part I),” CircleID (15.04.2015)
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150415_icann_dot_wtf_ftc_oca_asked_whether_sucks_is_a_law_breaker_part_ii/

Vox Populi’s lawyer’s letter to ICANN (11.05.2015)
http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015-05-11-Letter-to-ICANN-fr-Hosp-re-Vox-Populi.pdf

Federal Trade Commission letter to ICANN (27.05.2015)
http://domainnamewire.com/wp-content/FTC-icann-response.pdf