[Internal-cg] ICG Call: NTIA Role
kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 18:01:56 UTC 2015
Tks for explanation
The first part of the message " In the model in front of us today, at
transition ICANN would take the NTIA responsibility for a contract with its
affiliate (subsidiary) the PTI " is not clearly mentioned in CWG where as
it was especifically mentioned in Legal Memo dated 04 April as I did cite
in previous message .
For the rest I have the same understanding as your
Consequently, the part that ICANN WILL PERFORM THE CURRENT ROLE OF NTIA
needs to be mentioned at the beginning of the CSC paragraph e.g.
While ICANN would take the NTIA responsibility for a contract with its
affiliate (subsidiary) the PTI – where PTI is the contractor currently
providing the IANA functions operator, the IANA division in ICANNm, CSC is
to carry out the operational responsibilities associated with managing the
This paraphrasing is necessary to avoid misinterpreting the Roles of icann
AND THE rOLE of CSC.
It is always good to talk with Professional that nicely, quietly and
respectfully provide the clarification.
Aggressive Approach does not work at least with me.
I have never ever yeilded to any pressure at all and will not do it
Tks again it was a kind and helpful clarification.
2015-04-22 19:01 GMT+02:00 Martin Boyle <Martin.Boyle at nominet.org.uk>:
> Hi Kavouss,
> There seems to me that there was some confusion between us on the role of
> the NTIA and how the names proposal would address this.
> The NTIA has a number of roles – identified in the document which went to
> consultation in December. I’m sorry if I did not make clear that I was
> looking at NTIA’s role in letting the contract and its ability to terminate
> and re-tender.
> One key part of the CWG’s discussion has been focussed on separability – a
> role that NTIA currently has by virtue of its contract with ICANN for the
> role of IANA functions operator. The contract approach allows the role to
> be reassigned in the case of the IANA functions operator failing to meet
> obligations and failing to remedy the failings.
> In the model in front of us today, at transition ICANN would take the NTIA
> responsibility for a contract with its affiliate (subsidiary) the PTI –
> where PTI is the contractor currently providing the IANA functions
> operator, the IANA division in ICANN.
> The role of the CSC is to carry out the operational responsibilities
> associated with managing the contract. Its role is quite limited in that
> it monitors performance against the agreed service level targets and works
> with PTI to ensure that concerns are addressed. The CSC does not make the
> decision on the future of the contract.
> For other roles of the NTIA, we recommend:
> • Discontinuing the third party authorisation of changes to
> the registries;
> • Further work on dealing with appeals on changes to the
> • Using the CSC and PRF to process changes to service level
> agreements and other operational conditions; and
> • Using the CSC (and/or the PRF) to initiate discussion on
> structural or operational changes (the introduction of DNSSEC was the
> example I used) but leave open for the moment who might authorise change.
> (I might have missed something, so do not treat this as a definitive
> list. There’s also a lot of detail I have not covered.)
> However, all of these would come back to ICANN to implement or cause to be
> Hope this helps
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