Name: Alan Woods
Date: 14 Nov 2022
Affiliation: Identity Digital Inc.
Original Public Comment: Proposed Updates to the GNSO Operating Procedures
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Identity Digital appreciates the opportunity to comment on the 'Proposed Updates to the GNSO Operating Procedures', which includes recommendations from the GNSO Statement of Interest (SOI) Task Force, and we are appreciative of the efforts of the CCOICI.
Having reviewed the recent public comment submission of Public Interest Registry (PIR), together with the detail outlined by Jon Nevitt, CEO of PIR, in his CircleID article (https://circleid.com/posts/20221110-icann-policymaking-should-be-even-more-transparent), Identity Digital echoes the comments made. We believe transparency is essential to the preservation of the multistakeholder model. Accordingly, strengthening transparency in the ICANN policy making processes should be welcomed. As such, we similarly encourage the GNSO to consider strong enforcement of the disclosure principle, as noted in the Activity Specific SOI.