No, you think that you have a unitary root.
Actually you have separation of powers. ICANN is not currently in sole
control. There is a marked difference between the ICANN view of its
authority and the RIRs and national TLDs
Removing the ambiguity means a very large change in the ability of
ICANN to enforce its authority. Now it could be that this will be
acceptable to the French, Egyptian, Brazilian ministries etc. But not
objecting to a change in the Internet governance that results in a
major loss of sovereignty would be rather out of character.
2010/2/16 Patrik Fältström <paf(_at_)cisco(_dot_)com>:
On 16 feb 2010, at 03.11, David Conrad wrote:
On Feb 15, 2010, at 5:21 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
It is now generally accepted that PEM was undeployable because the
single root model is not workable.
And this is the fault of IANA and/or ICANN how?
Philip, yes, because people did not think strongly enough on how to create
the one single root. Because a single root among other things created a
problem for the various business models out there.
For domain names and IP addresses, we already have a root, so that problem
does not exist. And that is exactly what IAB states.
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