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Re: [Membership] The People's Republic of ICANN?

Michael and all,

  It seems that there seems to be a misleading inference here on Esthers
part of she has forgotten something.

Michael Sondow wrote:

> Esther Dyson a écrit:
> > *I* alone am not ICANN; it is a (growing)
> > collection of people, including staff, PR consultants....and of course
> > members.
> Pardon me for reminding you, Esther, but ICANN doesn't have any members yet.
> And you weren't elected by any non-existent members.
> You may have a collection of people, you may have staff, and you may have PR
> consultants, but you don't have any members; and according to your bylaws
> you have no legitimacy, none whatsoever, since you haven't been properly
> elected by a membership. Every single thing that you do that smacks of
> policy-making or decision-making is in flagrant contradiction with ICANN's
> bylaws, and you can be hauled into court and sued. The corporation laws of
> the State of California don't protect you against failure in your fiduciary
> duty, which means adhering to your bylaws, and they forbid you to take any
> substantive action without an elected Board.
> You would do well to keep this in mind.


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