[MG] Terms of ownership for the domain name (p/owdo)

Alex Rollin alex.rollin at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 10:00:29 EDT 2010


Thanks Ed!  I'm glad to take a look.  I'm very interested in doing
something like this, and I also see this as a fun test case to
prototype using Votorola as a governance tool.

A

On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Ed Pastore <epastore at metagovernment.org> wrote:
> Instead of going the caretaker route, I am still advocating an open
> governance structure. I started drafting that here
> http://u.zelea.com/w/User:Ed-EdpastoreCom/G/p/frvp
> though alas I do not know enough to make a more informed proposal.
>
> The models I suggest looking at are:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooperative
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective
> http://metagovernment.org/wiki/Open_company
> http://bettermeans.com/front/?page_id=312
>
>
> On Jun 27, 2010, at 9:39 AM, Alex Rollin wrote:
>
>> I will write these examples as a person making a proposal to the
>> public which might trigger a veto.
>>
>> Move the ownership into a private corporation (SUA LLC)  with a board
>> of directors.
>>
>> Use the domain name now with a site license of CCSA, or CCSANC.
>>
>> ---
>>
>> If you wish to preserve a veto then it is also important to be very
>> clear about the path you are 'requiring' for the future.  Documenting
>> this is probably more important than preserving a veto as only then
>> will be sure you are having a discussion about positive action.
>>
>> A
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Thomas von der Elbe
>> <ThomasvonderElbe at gmx.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> Michael Allan wrote:
>>>
>>> "The job of the caretakers is to guard the domain name against misuse.
>>> The only feasible means of guarding it (I think) is a veto:
>>> http://u.zelea.com:8080/v/w/Diff?b=3324&a=3342
>>>
>>> What do you think?"
>>>
>>> You want to give the caretakers a veto concerning all issues of
>>> domain-ownership. But only during the time before the transfer of the domain
>>> to the public. Right?
>>>
>>> I imagine this does not sound very trustworthy to the public. They might
>>> think: "Ah well, just before we reach the 1000 votes for new
>>> ownership-conditions a caretaker comes along and pulls out his veto ...! No,
>>> thanks!"
>>>
>>> Please describe a case, where such a veto would be of worth for a
>>> caretaker. I think, if we find good ownership-conditions, we dont need a
>>> veto altogether. The caretakers would just stick to it no matter what.
>>>
>>> Thomas
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