Re: [apnic-talk] IANA Globalization Progress

    • To: Tony Smith <tony at apnic dot net>
    • Subject: Re: [apnic-talk] IANA Globalization Progress
    • From: Masato Yamanishi <myamanis at japan-telecom dot com>
    • Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:52:44 -0700
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        On 14/03/14 18:42, "Tony Smith" <tony at apnic dot net> wrote:
        
        >Hi Masato
        >
        >You're right that the email I sent today did not explain the announcement
        >in detail - that wasn't my intention.
        >
        >The intention was to alert everyone in the APNIC community that this news
        >had been released, and the link was there so everyone could read it and
        >see more detail. I'm glad you did.
        
        If so, just few lines referring the URL of NTIA's statement are enough.
        The remaining part filled by political statement is a waste of bandwidth.
        
        Rgs,
        Masato Yamanishi
        
        >
        >The session details for the ICANN consultation in Singapore have not yet
        >been released, but we'll share when they are.
        >
        >As I'm sure you appreciate, the news from the US has just arrived this
        >morning and a lot of the details are still coming to light. We're
        >planning to prepare something that explains what this development means
        >in more detail when more information is confirmed.
        >
        >But for now, we wanted to alert everyone to this news and the fact
        >consultation will begin in our region in Singapore.
        >
        >Stay tuned for more soon.
        >
        >And have a good weekend!
        >
        >Kind regards 
        >Tony
        >
        >
        >> On 15 Mar 2014, at 11:12 am, "Masato Yamanishi"
        >><myamanis at japan-telecom dot com> wrote:
        >> 
        >> Paul and Tony,
        >> 
        >> I'm very sorry to say this, but it is another good example to show
        >> announcement/report/explanation from APNIC doesn't have enough
        >>information.
        >> 
        >> While I could find a few things from Tony's message, which are
        >> 
        >> - US government announced that they are ready to transfer "its
        >>stewardship
        >> of important Internet
        >> technical functions to the global Internet community"
        >> (but no explanation what is this stewardship)
        >> 
        >> - The discussion related with this transition will happen in next ICANN
        >> meeting at Singapore, Mar 23-27.
        >> (but no explanation about the agenda of this discussion)
        >> 
        >> the press release from NTIA
        >> 
        >>(http://www.ntia.doc.gov/press-release/2014/ntia-announces-intent-transit
        >>io
        >> n-key-internet-domain-name-functions) has much more information about
        >> where we are right now, what is next step, and which criteria should be
        >> considered in next step.
        >> 
        >> Let me refer it.
        >> 
        >> In 1st and 2nd paragraph, it says,
        >> 
        >> 
        >>=========================================================================
        >>==
        >> =============================
        >> 
        >> As the first step, NTIA is asking the Internet Corporation for Assigned
        >> Names and Numbers (ICANN) to convene global stakeholders to develop a
        >> proposal to transition the current role played by NTIA in the
        >>coordination
        >> of the Internetâs domain name system (DNS).
        >> 
        >> NTIAâs responsibility includes the procedural role of administering
        >> changes to the authoritative root zone file â the database containing
        >>the
        >> lists of names and addresses of all top-level domains â as well as
        >>serving
        >> as the historic steward of the DNS.  NTIA currently contracts with ICANN
        >> to carry out the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions
        >>and
        >> has a Cooperative Agreement with Verisign under which it performs
        >>related
        >> root zone management functions.
        >> 
        >>=========================================================================
        >>==
        >> =============================
        >> 
        >> 
        >> 
        >> 
        >> In 5th paragraph, it also says,
        >> 
        >> 
        >>=========================================================================
        >>==
        >> =============================
        >> 
        >> NTIA has communicated to ICANN that the transition proposal must have
        >> broad community support and address the following four principles:
        >> 
        >> * Support and enhance the multistakeholder model;
        >> * Maintain the security, stability, and resiliency of the Internet DNS;
        >> * Meet the needs and expectation of the global customers and partners of
        >> the IANA services; and,
        >> * Maintain the openness of the Internet.
        >> 
        >>=========================================================================
        >>==
        >> =============================
        >> 
        >> 
        >> 
        >> And, 8th paragraph says,
        >> 
        >> 
        >>=========================================================================
        >>==
        >> =============================
        >> 
        >> While stakeholders work through the ICANN-convened process to develop a
        >> transition proposal, NTIAâs current role will remain unchanged.  The
        >> current IANA functions contract expires September 30, 2015.
        >> 
        >> 
        >>=========================================================================
        >>==
        >> =============================
        >> 
        >> 
        >> 
        >> Can you see the difference?
        >> I'm not saying the announcement from NTIA is perfect, but it is obvious
        >> you didn't provide enough information, rather you write down a bunch of
        >> political statement.
        >> 
        >> Rgs,
        >> Masato Yamanishi
        >> 
        >> 
        >> 
        >>> On 14/03/14 16:49, "Tony Smith" <tony at apnic dot net> wrote:
        >>> 
        >>> Hi everyone
        >>> 
        >>> There's been some significant news today with the US Government stating
        >>> that it is ready to transfer its stewardship of important Internet
        >>> technical functions to the global Internet community.
        >>> 
        >>> The US Government's current responsibilities to be transitioned include
        >>> its role as the historic steward of the unique identifiers registries
        >>>for
        >>> Domain names, IP addresses, and protocol parameters.
        >>> 
        >>>http://www.ntia.doc.gov/press-release/2014/ntia-announces-intent-transit
        >>>io
        >>> n
        >>> -key-internet-domain-name-functions
        >>> 
        >>> The leaders of the Internet technical community have welcomed this
        >>> announcement - the statement is below.
        >>> 
        >>> The first public discussions to develop the process for this transition
        >>> will take place in Singapore at ICANN 49 (March 23-27).   We strongly
        >>> encourage the Asia Pacific community to get involved in these very
        >>> important discussions and to have your say.
        >>> 
        >>> More information on the Singapore meeting is available here:
        >>> http://singapore49.icann.org/en/
        >>> 
        >>> Best wishes
        >>> Tony
        >>> 
        >>> ----
        >>> 
        >>> Internet Technical Leaders Welcome IANA Globalization Progress
        >>> 
        >>> The leaders of the Internet technical organizations responsible for
        >>> coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, RIRs, ccTLD
        >>>ROs,
        >>> ICANN, ISOC, and W3C), welcome the US Governmentâs announcement of the
        >>> suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract.
        >>> 
        >>> The roles on policy development processes of the Internet technical
        >>> organizations and ICANN's role as administrator of the IANA functions,
        >>> remain unchanged.
        >>> 
        >>> The transition of the US Government stewardship has been envisaged
        >>>since
        >>> the early days of IANA functions contract. This transition is now
        >>> feasible due to the maturity of the Internet technical organizations
        >>> involved in performing their respective roles related to the IANA
        >>> functions, and ICANN will facilitate a global, multi-stakeholder
        >>>process
        >>> to plan for the transition.
        >>> 
        >>> The strength and stability of the IANA functions within the above
        >>> organizations (which make up the Internet technical community) are
        >>> critical to the operation of the Internet. The processes around the
        >>>IANA
        >>> functions have always been carefully specified in the communities that
        >>> our organizations represent. The IANA functions are faithfully
        >>> administered by ICANN. We are committed to continuing our proven,
        >>> community-driven processes as we engage in this transition. Our
        >>> communities are already considering proposals to progress the
        >>> transition.
        >>> 
        >>> Our organizations are committed to open and transparent
        >>> multi-stakeholder processes. We are also committed to further
        >>> strengthening our processes and agreements related to the IANA
        >>> functions, and to building on the existing organizations and their
        >>> roles. The Internet technical community is strong enough to continue
        >>>its
        >>> role, while assuming the stewardship function as it transitions from
        >>>the
        >>> US Government.
        >>> 
        >>> Participating Leaders
        >>> 
        >>> â Adiel A. Akplogan, CEO African Network Information Center (AFRINIC)
        >>> 
        >>> â Barrack Otieno, Manager, The African Top Level Domains Organization
        >>> (AFTLD)
        >>> 
        >>> â Paul Wilson, Director General Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre
        >>> (APNIC)
        >>> 
        >>> â Don Hollander, General Manager Asia Pacific Top Level Domain
        >>> Association (APTLD)
        >>> 
        >>> â John Curran, CEO American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
        >>> 
        >>> â Peter Van Roste, General Manager, Council for European National Top
        >>> Level Domain Registries (CENTR)
        >>> 
        >>> â Russ Housley, Chair Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
        >>> 
        >>> â Fadi ChehadÃ, President and CEO Internet Corporation for Assigned
        >>> Names and Numbers (ICANN)
        >>> 
        >>> â Jari Arkko, Chair Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
        >>> 
        >>> â Kathy Brown, President and CEO Internet Society (ISOC)
        >>> 
        >>> â RaÃl EcheberrÃa, CEO Latin America and Caribbean Internet Addresses
        >>> Registry (LACNIC)
        >>> 
        >>> â Carolina Aguerre, General Manager, Latin American and Caribbean TLD
        >>> Association (LACTLD)
        >>> 
        >>> â Axel Pawlik, Managing Director RÃseaux IP EuropÃens Network
        >>> Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC)
        >>> 
        >>> â Jeff Jaffe, CEO World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
        >>> 
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