[discuss] Where am I wrong?

Nigel Hickson nigel.hickson at icann.org
Fri Mar 7 21:03:04 UTC 2014

Good afternoon 

If I may I think you may be wrong in defining the representative nature of
the list; it can only ever be defined by who participates; even though of
course it is open for all.



On 3/7/14 5:41 PM, "Elisabeth Blanconil" <info at vgnic.org> wrote:

>Concerning the outcome of the Sao Paulo meeting, I believe the same
>as ARIN concerning the best outcome for the WCIT. It should be one that:
>- maintains the multi-stakeholder environment to the best extent possible.
>- ensures the resulting Internet Governance best practices reflect
>high-level principles that are updated to meet today's environment.
>- keeps technology neutral and does not mandate items that could have
>a detrimental effect on the Internet's evolution and stability.
>This is not what I see being targeted on this list where are discussed:
>- a DNS *Authority* (not an open MS system) while no definition is
>being given of the internet, the internet community, globalization,
>stakeholder, multi-stakeholderism functioning.
>- technical details concerning one single authoritative DNS class
>over 35,635, the DNS being only one of the possible digital naming systems
>- the technical numbers and parameters are tied to self-assumed
>monopolies (ICANN, RIRs) not originated from nor subject to the MS
>review of the internet community?
>As such I can only observe that this /1net list certainly gathers
>good will persons, managers and experts but is in no-way legitimate
>in representing the non-defined internet community. I consider that
>multi-stakeholderism can only consist in empowering each stakeholder
>and observing the general decision that will emerge from the sum of
>their individual decisions.
>This has been the case IRT the States where 89 of them signed the
>WCIT and 55 opposed, while I see on this list no consideration of the
>points signed by those 89 States that will certainly affect the shape
>of the future internet. I do not understand this un realistic and
>non-democratic attitude, even from members from the opposing
>minority. This looks like despising the majority.
>This is also the case with the HomeRoot and the VGN experimentation.
>The list that claims to be representative when organizing an
>international meeting tries to disregard this high-level reality of
>the Internet technical project and this way to ignore propositions
>that could have detrimental or positive effect on the Internet's
>evolution and stability only because of its ignorance or of its lack
>of thinking of the matter. One has to realize that HomeRoots and VGN
>will probably broadly deploy now their MS concept are being taken as
>an individual informed capable and intelligent user (IUser)
>empowerment evidence. As such they will either help stabilizing the
>Internet in proving the values of the 55 States minority or lead to
>its destabilization showing why the 89 States majority was correct.
>I would appreciate one tells me where I am wrong.
>discuss mailing list
>discuss at 1net.org
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