I will only answer #5 here, since I am not a lawyer (the rest will
have to wait for now):
Most organizations, including the IETF, asks for ISO-3166 codes on the
registration form. Not all those codes are necessarily "countries" by
some other countries' definition, or even by the definition in that
document. We are certainly allowed to ask "where are you from" and we
even have a "other" field in case the pull-down is incomplete.
This particular concern is not an issue. Public demonstrations
regarding the underlying issues might be.
Ole J. Jacobsen
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