Re: Official PAB position on competing registry administration authorities

Sascha Ignjatovic (
Sun, 1 Mar 1998 14:08:47 +0100 (MET)

On Sun, 1 Mar 1998, Amadeu Abril i Abril wrote:

> As to its oversight being public/private I think that we are missing an
> important point: POC is basically an "independent" oversight body (or
> "external" if you prefer)


> I would
> > describe it as "open, private-sector, oversight", or even as
> > "open, balanced-interest, private-sector...". Then you are
> > likely to have to defend the truth of "open" and "balanced"
> > against people who will disagree, but you will at least be
> > having the discussion you intend to have.
> I'd like the concept of "independnet" expclicitly added to your definition.

POC is not "independent"

poc is "dependent" on founding organisations isoc and iana at least in a
moral way but i would see the intelectual and also "cyber-political"
dependence too

> Amadeu

sascha this examniation i dont incorperate the aspect of
"external relation/problematik" with the "rest of the world/governments"

just the "internal" dependence