[discuss] Who is responsible for security

Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoermi at gmx.net
Tue Jan 14 12:17:19 UTC 2014

* Roland Perry wrote:
>Today's Billion+ Internet users see themselves as customers of a 
>trillion-dollar platform, not as partners in a grand experiment.
>Even most small and medium sized enterprises, let alone individuals, 
>expect (and some would say deserve) to have security "thrust upon them" 
>because they weren't "born with it", and "achieving" it themselves is 
>too much of a hill to climb.
>Working out who gets the job of doing this, is what Internet Governance 
>is all about (ever since the point, around the Millenium, that 
>governments acting as the representatives of those users noticed that 
>there was something which they considered needed to be done).

It seems pretty clear to me that good "Internet Governance" would ensure
that Internet users can see themselves "partners in a grand experiment",
as you put it. Especially in order to accomodate user "security" needs.
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