[discuss] Transparency and Accountability vis-à- vis ICANN and the IANA functions
jefsey at jefsey.com
Fri Apr 4 01:43:26 UTC 2014
At 01:23 04/04/2014, John Curran wrote:
> Internet itself
it seems that the first problem we face is the lack of response to
Nathalie's question: what is the internet? Now, you identify it to
someting having, capacities, duties, etc.
For me, it is only a set of conventions between connected machine
owners in order to achieve things together. It is something so fuzzy
("be liberal ...") than in 35 years no one has been able to publish a
Single Authorritative Internet Book.
IMHO nothing we can imagine will work if it is not only a stable
self-equilibrium of forces. We had political dominance. The usual
alternative forces are competition, multitude's philia or violence.
If we read L. Strickling we have 5.5 years to find some solution that
is more stable, includes more stakeholders, has no single point of
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