[discuss] Where to discuss privacy issues 1Net? [ICANN policy and "Internet Governance"]

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 23:43:36 UTC 2014

On 07/01/2014 09:24, Seun Ojedeji wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 1:23 PM, S Moonesamy <sm+1net at elandsys.com> wrote:
>> Hi Seun,
>> At 09:13 04-01-2014, Seun Ojedeji wrote:
>>> Oh yes, there is definitely a rights issue here.
>> It is not clear which group is responsible for discussing about the
>> issue(s).
>> This bring me to wonder, shouldn't this list (1Net) be an avenue to
> discuss such. Isn't privacy an IG issue? 

It's on my list of societal issues, and it's very much on the IETF's
mind as a technical issue.

It's tricky as a multi-lateral issue since different cultures have
completely different concepts of privacy.


I had raised this before on this
> list but it seem not to interest folks much and i really wonder why privacy
> talks is at the current "status quo". Considering "snowden" (which is
> largely bent on privacy) was one of the catalyst for the emergence of this
> whole governance issue uproar(including the BR event).
>>  A draft which is still largely controversial [1,2] with moves against
>>> implementation draft of the draft at its current state [3]. We can only
>>> look forward to the outcome of the AU meeting this month where it is
>>> expected to be ratified[4].
>> Thanks for the references.  The petition gathered 147 signatures.  A
>> search does not show that many comments from businesses.  I could not find
>> any comment from civil society or organizations which might not consider
>> themselves as part of civil society.  It would be difficult to argue that
>> businesses, civil society, etc. do not find the draft acceptable.
> Yeah the figure is quite interesting and surprising to me; i would expect
> if this cannot be discussed within 1NET(considering 1NET is mainly for
> global issues), it should at least be on tops agenda of IG platforms within
> Africa. From a few IG list which i belong where this information was
> shared, all what people said was "they are not aware such thing existed".
> Fortunately, you now know so what is to be done about it? Unless we are all
> waiting for its implementation before crying foul which will ofcourse be
> unfortunate. Otherwise SM's resolve will then be valid.
> This may have already been given the necessary attention on other platform
> (which i don't know) and i will appreciate pointer to such efforts
> Cheers!
>> Regards,
>> S. Moonesamy
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