[discuss] What is MSism?
dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 03:31:02 UTC 2014
In addition to what Alejandro says below, if I understand correctly,
Wikipedia has layers of hierarchy AND Staff who make decisions.
I know nothing about Reddit.
On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Pranesh Prakash <pranesh at cis-india.org> wrote:
> McTim <dogwallah at gmail.com> [2014-03-30 11:24:24 -0400]:
>>> Who are the "multiple" stakeholder groups in, for instance, the IETF?
>>> role did civil society and business play in policy formulation in IG in
>>> these 40 years? Were they "co-equals" with government?
>> there are zero groupings in the IETF.
>> All "stakeholders" come together as co-equals in a WG.
> Is Wikipedia multistakeholder? Are online fora like Reddit
> multistakeholder? Both Wikipedia and Reddit have detailed governance
> mechanisms and structures. But if IETF is multistakeholder, I don't see how
> Wikipedia and Reddit are any different.
> Would you say ITU isn't multistakeholder? Why not?
> Pranesh Prakash
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