[discuss] cgi.br release regarding Brazil Global MSM on InternetGovernance

Norbert Bollow nb at bollow.ch
Sat Jan 11 13:58:13 UTC 2014

Avri Doria <avri at acm.org> wrote:

> While the Tunis Agenda talked about 3 stakeholder groups, the 
> implementations have always ignored that and persisted in the 
> traditional Government vs. everyone else model.
> Governments seem to, by definition always have at least half the
> seats. That is, in the venues where the rest of us are allowed to
> have any seats at all.

Also, in many settings where there are non-governmental seats, there
are problems with the gatekeeper processes that allocate them.

There are legitimate and important perspectives which tend to get
systematically excluded or reduced to token representation.


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