[discuss] Time to be more precise about Internet Governance

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 05:38:39 UTC 2013

> > Brian's thesis seems to be that Internet (or
> > Cross-Border Information) Governance is by definition a
> > system that governments must be involved in,
> It's hard to imagine a debate about societal issues that
> governments are not involved in. I have no difficulty
> imagining technical administration without governmental
> involvement. My thesis is that using a grand word like
> 'governance' to describe technical administration is a source
> of confused thinking. If a word is understood in different
> ways by different people, IMHO it's a good idea not to use
> the word at all.

Or make it very clear about the context and what you exactly mean by using
it, like the corporate governance of ICANN does not equal Internet

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