Why ICANN chose to take this route is completely beyond me. They sure got it up the ass.
A Director’s Access to Records. If ICANN had any thought of filing an appeal from Judge Janavs’ recent ruling in the Auerbach lawsuit, it might want to think again. Read this opinion from California’s Fourth District Court of Appeals (though not the judicial district incorporating Los Angeles County) and see if you can connect the dots: Saline v. Superior Court, decided 30 July 2002. [icann.Blog]