From: Jessica Calvo <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, Jul 7, 2006 6:51 PM
Subject: Comments on DNS Transition, Docket No. 060519136-6136-01
San José, July 7, 2006
Ms. Fiona Alexander
Office of International Affairs
National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
The National Academy of Sciences is the public entity
in Costa Rica in
charge of the ccTLD .CR. The institution administrates
the domain names
under .CR through its specialized unit NIC-Internet Costa
Concerning the Notice of Inquiry about DNS Transition,
we support the
comments sent by LACTLD last July 6, 2006.
We strongly support the internationalized multi-stakeholder
model. And we certainly, do not support any models subordinated
specific government or governments.
We expect to see the next stage of the ICANN transition
conclusion of the current MoU this year.
ICANN should continue its evolution and, in our view,
organizationally and financially stable and mature.
ICANN must improve its internationalization. Having
regional liaisons is
just the first step. It's needed to foster regional participation
all the stakeholders in every region to strengthen ICANN
It is important to further internationalize ICANN, particularly
it less captive of the rules of only one jurisdiction.
The US government
needs to lessen its perceived and actual influence on
operations of ICANN and its role with the DNS, especially
Furthermore, ICANN must encourage Governments participation
Government Advisory Committee (GAC)
Jéssica Calvo, Administrator
NIC-Internet Costa Rica
National Academy of Sciences