[discuss] NetMundial Initiative
pindar.wong at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 02:20:17 UTC 2014
I find it also somewhat ironic have to learn about the NMI (a rather
unfortunately acronym) in this way.
>From the Google cache,
Does anyone know anything more about the GAP ?
' Global Agenda Platform, a digital collaboration system that enables
closer cooperation of
multistakeholder communities of top decision-makers and experts working on
On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 9:57 AM, Jordan Carter <jordan at internetnz.net.nz>
> Can someone explain why a noted business centred forum is the place to
> launch an Internet governance initiative?
> I genuinely don't understand that.
> I thought the whole lesson of netmundial was that genuine multi
> stakeholder approaches work well, not that it was a nice experiment to be
> It would be helpful if those who rule us, as it were, would rapidly
> disclose some authoritative information.
> On Thursday, 14 August 2014, Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie>
>> Gotta say... seems like elitist nonsense to me having looked
>> at the invite list and other docs. The elitist part should be
>> obvious. The nonsense part is due to almost none of the list
>> of invitees being known for knowing about the Internet. It
>> seems much more an elite than an Internet-savvy list of folks
>> being asked to form a new cabal. That said, cabals aren't all
>> bad, and I've no reason to think very badly of this particular
>> subset of the elite and its I guess just more meaningless policy
>> stuff so I don't need to care very much.
>> That said, it seems a pity for this to be the next step after
>> the Brazil gig which seemed relatively open.
>> On 14/08/14 02:36, William Drake wrote:
>> > Hi
>> > I proposed several times to the 1NET Co Com that 1NET explore serving
>> as a more open multistakeholder vehicle for connecting people to the
>> NETmundial Initiative. Several members expressed support for that, but
>> since how the NMI will evolve remains very unclear it’s hard to know ex
>> ante how this could work. I made the same suggestion to Fadi in London,
>> didn’t get much reaction.
>> > As I understand the basic idea, NMI will have a six month launch
>> managed by WEF but the hope would be that this leads to something broader
>> and more inclusive in a second phase. Not how I would have done it, but
>> that said I wouldn’t assume before the fact that the second phase will not
>> come. We have to see for starters how the conversation goes 28 August and
>> what is possible…
>> > Bill
>> > On Aug 13, 2014, at 10:00 PM, Avri Doria <avri at ACM.ORG> wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> Just wondering, is this a proper list for those who have been catching
>> >> bits and pieces of the ICANN/WEF 'NetMundial Initiaitve' to be
>> >> I think it might be, and have even suggested it to others, but figured
>> >> better check first.
>> >> avri
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