Public Comment is a vital part of our multistakeholder model. It provides a mechanism for stakeholders to have their opinions and recommendations formally and publicly documented. It is an opportunity for the ICANN community to effect change and improve policies and operations.
For Section 18.2. FREQUENCY OF PERIODIC IFRS (a) , The periodic duration of review should consider 3 years, This is due to the changing landscape on the running of the DNS and IANA functions being challenged by the social and political infrastructure such as fragmentation and Route regulation interference. Counteracting the immediate effects is valid with a reconsideration on the timeline.
Section 18.3. IFR RESPONSIBILITIES should incorporate provision of periodic progress review reports to the community with increased distributed awareness to the numbers structure in the community at least annually on the public meetings. Promotion of openness of governance through accountable public engagement