Issue a press release that points to an agreement to be issued next year.
After a fruitless and frustrating day of discussion in Los Angeles, US Assistant Secretary for Commerce Larry Strickling had clearly had enough. "I've been trying to decide whether to come up and say anything or not, but the issue was forced by the fact that I'm leaving in 15 minutes," he said. "So if I was going to say …
Rarely have I ever seen a hive of scum and self-serving interests as ICANN. Which really should be named ICANNT. They should be stripped of ALL their power, and a new organization that's actually interested in the job rather than wallowing in the power they wield appointed to the task.
First fucker to use a powerpoint presentation should be crucified. The second should be sat on a short stake. Anyone caught not paying attention should be flogged. And I bet that the rest STILL wouldn't get the hint that perhaps they should decide things rather than just chatter inanely or play stupid power games.
Any organization that broken needs to be forcibly disbanded. Maybe by burying the current members in an unmarked grave and starting over.
Where's the BOFH when we need him?
Yes - probably best option is to nuke it from orbit.
Start again, new board, rules that stop them plying silly buggers, and if they are OK in a years time then job done. After all, most of the Internet would function perfectly well without ICANN, certainly for the time it takes to wipe and re-install.
Run it like a FOSS project. The internet reps are the stakeholders, Icann are the project team who the stakeholders can fire if they don't behave.
All Icann discussions and decisions are publicly published and subject to peer review. Ditto the financials.
Then there far less room for graft and secret influencing.
I have no sense about any of the bods on this committee. Do you?
Steve Crocker | Chair
Bruce Tonkin | Vice Chair
Rinalia Abdul Rahim
Fadi Chehadé | President & CEO
Raymond A. Plzak