[discuss] 1Net, Brazil and other RE: BR meeting site launched

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 22:52:24 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 4:45 PM, Norbert Bollow <nb at bollow.ch> wrote:

> Ian Peter <ian.peter at ianpeter.com> wrote:
> > Here’s the sequence of events as I understand them:
> >
> > 1. Snowden revelations
> > 2. Montevideo statement, prompted at least partially by Snowden
> > revelations (pwilson, “what is 1net to me”)
> > 3. Brazilian reaction to Snowden revelations
> As a matter of fact, those events 2 and 3 were the other way round,
> and actually it is a very plausible interpretation that the ICANN
> board resolution to create what is now known as /1net, and the
> Montevideo statement, were prompted at least partially by the Brazilian
> reaction to the Snowden revelations, and by the fact that there was
> significant interest among other countries in the idea of a diplomatic
> conference inspired by Dilma Rousseff's UN speech...
> Dilma Rousseff's UN speech was on September 24, in which she said in
> reaction to the Snowden revelations:
> “The United Nations must play a leading role in the effort to regulate
> the conduct of states with regard to these technologies. For this
> reason, Brazil will present proposals for the establishment of a
> civilian multilateral framework for the governance and use of the
> Internet and to ensure the effective protection of data that travels
> through the web.”
> (Source:
> http://gadebate.un.org/sites/default/files/gastatements/68/BR_en.pdf

And here is when some many in the IG ecosystem freaked out because
President Rousseff used the word "multilateral" and Fadi was assigned his
secret mission.

My .02
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