[governance] Re: Appeals Team Nomination - web page now open - waiting for YOU!

Izumi AIZU iza at anr.org
Mon Jan 15 20:40:39 EST 2007

Thanks Jeremy for taking the lead on this.

I would encourage other nominees to also send their statements.
It does not have to be "long", though Jeremy did a pretty good job.
The Nomcom will not judge by the length per se, but the committment
and other criteria we agreed.

In any case, please send the statements to the list and Avri wil
link them to the table she already prepared (with revised titles).



2007/1/16, Jeremy Malcolm <Jeremy at malcolm.id.au>:
> Izumi AIZU wrote:
> > Dear list,
> >
> > So far not too many people have been nominated for the Appeals Team.
> >
> > It can be self-nomination, but you can also nominate someone
> > you think is the good candidate. We need at least 10 names.
> I may as well throw my hat into the ring then.
> Some of you met me in Athens.  I have been involved in IG since joining
> the boards of ISOC-AU in 2001 and the Western Australian Internet
> Association in 2000 (though I don't toe the ISOC party line on the IGF).
> I also chair a co-regulatory taskforce that drafted the Australian
> Internet Industry Spam Code last year, since registered with the
> Australian Communications and Media Authority.
> I have completed four chapters of a PhD thesis on the IGF which is at
> http://www.malcolm.id.au/thesis/, and before that I was a self-employed
> specialist IT lawyer and IT consultant.  I'm managing another IT
> business on a part-time basis while I'm studying.
> I am about to launch, with some other interested parties, an Online
> Collaboration Dynamic Coalition, and have just finished off a draft Web
> site for it at http://igf2006.info/wiki/IGF-OCDC.  I also run the
> http://igfwatch.org/ site.
> I've previously been on the committees of some other civil society
> Internet organisations including the Australian Public Access Network
> Association and Electronic Frontiers Australia, as well some more
> general IT associations such as the Society of Linux Professionals WA
> and the WA Society for Computers and the Law.
> Off the top of my head, a few of my beliefs are:
> * "Governments will never agree to it" is no excuse
> * DNS is not the most important IG issue
> * Transnational public policy issues are no longer the sole province
>    of governments
> * Process is key, because it shapes expectations and power relations
> * A key factor in making the IGF more accessible is to make online
>    participation equivalent to attendance in person
> * The structure of an Internet governance organisation should reflect
>    the cultural values of the Internet
> My full resume is at
> http://www.malcolm.id.au/files/documents/personal/resume.pdf, but if
> anyone has any questions feel free to ask me.
> --
> Jeremy Malcolm LLB (Hons) B Com
> Internet and Open Source lawyer, IT consultant, actor
> host -t NAPTR|awk -F! '{print $3}'

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