[discuss] Possible approaches to solving "problem no. 1"

Michel Gauthier mg at telepresse.com
Mon Feb 10 22:28:59 UTC 2014

At 19:27 10/02/2014, Dr. Ben Fuller wrote:
>How do we structure the multi stakeholder component? To paraphrase a 
>bit, questions such as; Who is a stakeholder? How are they defined? 
>What rights do they have? How are new stakeholders accepted? How are 
>their voices heard? How are they internally organised? These are all 
>questions to take forward.

I like the joke!

>Finally, you point out that ICANN is a "well defined and specific 
>instantiation of the multistakeholder model."

This is absolutely true...

>This is correct when one looks at the ICANN schedule of meetings. My 
>experience of ICANN meetings is that some regular attendees come 
>because the meetings afford the space to deal with Internet issues 
>that are not directly related to the root. It might be useful to 
>appreciate this wider, informal function of ICANN.

very good!!!

(Some call them the "web set party tour")


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