Re: [Recentattendees] Background on Singapore go/no go for IETF 100

"Robert O'Callahan" <> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Recentattendees] Background on Singapore go/no go for IETF 100
From: "Robert O'Callahan" <>
To: Margaret Cullen <>
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On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 8:21 AM, Margaret Cullen <>

> What about the IAOC writing to the IETF list and/or recent attendees when
> they are considering going to a new country, asking if anyone has any
> feedback on the idea?  And then considering that feedback _before_ making a
> final decision, signing a contract, etc?

Not just new countries. One of the nominees for President of the United
States* has, as a core campaign issue, promised to temporarily ban Muslims
from entering the USA. It would seem prudent to avoid committing to US
conference locations for 2017 and beyond until that issue is resolved.

* with a 40% chance of success according to

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