Re: If categories of people are blocked by the U.S., should the IETF respond?

<nalini.elkins@insidethestack.com> Mon, 30 January 2017 03:57 UTC

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Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 03:57:52 +0000 (UTC)
From: <nalini.elkins@insidethestack.com>
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 On 1/29/17 4:39 PM, Dave
 Crocker wrote:
>> The folk at the head of the current administration don't care about such
>> statements.  But perhaps others who can effect change might.
 
> Right, including our congressional representatives.  There is likely to be a
> legislative response to what the administration is trying to do, and if industry bodies speak
> up that can provide them additional support and cover, I think.
 
> I do  think that issuing both IETF-only and joint statements
> with other organizations would be a good  thing.
 
 +1

Let's remember this is only week #1 of the Trump administration.   They are acting
very quickly on many fronts.  We need to be prepared.   We need to act thoughtfully 
but with all due haste.

With great sadness for a shameful period in the United States of America,

Nalini