[governance] Internet Society reply to the December 19th Letter from the Internet Governance Caucus re: the sale of .org.

Chris Prince Udochukwu Njọkụ udochukwu.njoku at unn.edu.ng
Fri Feb 21 06:12:03 EST 2020

This thing is getting complex and more confusing.  Isn't it?

Chris Prince Udochukwu *Njọkụ*, Ph.D.
Computer Communications Centre
University of Nigeria, Nsukka 410001

 We mustn't remain with old ways of doing things,

especially if they're not yielding optimum results.

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 12:03 AM Ayden Férdeline <ayden at ferdeline.com>

> There is not a whole lot of substance in this response from ISOC (in my
> opinion).
> That being said, ICANN has recently sent a letter to ISOC that raises a
> number of very important questions that challenge much of the narrative
> advanced in ISOC's letter to us.
> That letter can be found here:
> https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/botterman-to-camarillo-13feb20-en.pdf
> I also encourage the reading of this letter from Jones Day, ICANN's
> counsel, to Ethos Capital, disputing a number of Ethos Capital's talking
> points:
> https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/levee-to-boglivi-13feb20-en.pdf
> In addition, as *The Register* has noted, it is not Ethos Capital itself
> who will own the Public Interest Registry if the sale concludes. That will
> be another shell company, Purpose Domains Direct LLC, of which we know
> nothing about, not even its directors. So the assurances of Ethos Capital
> mean very little if they are not in direct charge of Purpose Domains Direct
> LLC.
> Ayden Férdeline
> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> On Friday, 7 February 2020 20:20, Bruna Martins dos Santos <
> governance at lists.riseup.net> wrote:
> Dear IGC,
> I would like to share with you ISOCs reply to the December 19th Letter
> from the Internet Governance Caucus re: the sale of .org.
> Important to mention that the Co-Cos and the tech team are working on
> publishing our Letter to ISOC on our website and they are also interested
> in doing the same, for transparency purposes.
> best regards,
> --
> *Bruna Martins dos Santos *
> IGC Co-Coordinator
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