This mailing list is no longer active and has been transitioned to discuss@1net.org. Members of the I-coordination mailing list have been moved to the new mailing list. To learn more, visit 1net.org.

[I-coordination] New: How do we dissect Internet governance? [Was: Europe at a tipping point?]

Carlos A. Afonso ca at cafonso.ca
Tue Dec 17 13:16:14 CET 2013


Grande George, since you lifted the ball, as we say in BR, it would be
great if you tried and suggested a draft definition.

fraternal regards

--c.a.

On 12/16/2013 11:18 PM, George Sadowsky wrote:
> I'm suggesting that the WGIG definition conflates too many disparate things, and that interferes with delineating issues and making progress on resolving them.  A more complete and more precise definition, or better, a crisp taxonomy of dimensions of that definition, would seem to help us more.
> 
> George
> 
> 
> On Dec 16, 2013, at 8:03 PM, Carlos A. Afonso wrote:
> 
>> Just recalling that WGIG definition: "Internet governance is the
>> development and application by Governments, the private sector and civil
>> society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules,
>> decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and
>> use of the Internet."
>>
>> Every new definition will involve compromises. Are you suggesting one
>> should restart from zero?
>>
>> --c.a.
>>
>> On 12/16/2013 10:45 PM, George Sadowsky wrote:
>>> The WGIG definition of Internet governance, the result of meetings in 2004-5, was the result of political compromise.  I think that it is not helping us here.  AS Brian says below, the notion of Internet governance mixes up too many things, and does not seem to be useful for addressing real issues.
>>>
>>> Can we come up with a different vocabulary and a somewhat different structure that is much more consistent with our problem space, so that these different issues don't get confused (and yes, I understand that there may well be overlap between them)?
>>>
>>> Brian, can you suggest some appropriate vocabulary and/or taxonomy?
>>>
>>> George
> 
> <<trimmed>>
> 
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
> I-coordination mailing list
> I-coordination at nro.net
> https://nro.net/mailman/listinfo/i-coordination
> 



More information about the I-coordination mailing list