The root nameservers will be replaced August 1st


  NAP operators making judgement about content... Hmm... I wonder
  if there are any applicable precedents here...


Sure... "It's ours and we set the rules."
As far as I know, rules aren't even available for the MAEs from MFS,
and the Pennsauken agreement speaks only in generalities about what
one's not supposed to do routing-wise...