[discuss] What is the scope of Internet Governance? Proposal from CCIA's NetMundial submission
mlangenegger at ccianet.org
Mon Mar 10 13:51:10 UTC 2014
I also got an error message when I clicked on the link above. Try this one:
On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 2:43 PM, Nick Ashton-Hart <nashton at ccianet.org>wrote:
> Dear Erika,
> I've been browsing contributions all day with no issues...
> On 10 Mar 2014, at 14:40, Erika Mann <erika at erikamann.com> wrote:
> Nick - access to netmundial server is not working. You, and others may
> want to check what is wrong.
> Erika Mann
> ICANN Board of Directors
> +32 498 12 13 54
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 9:09 AM, Nick Ashton-Hart <nashton at ccianet.org>wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> As I recall there was a robust discussion of how to define what 'Internet
>> governance' consists of. We've had 10 years of debate about what the
>> definition in the Tunis Agenda means in practical terms, yet no agreement.
>> In our submission, CCIA has proposed a set of four principles that we
>> believe make it much simpler to decide the scope of the term, without
>> conflicting with the definition in Tunis: a different lens through which to
>> view the subject.
>> Our whole submission and rationale for these principles may be found
>> You will find other submissions echo some, or all, of them.
>> The principles are:
>> 1. *The network and the data that network carries are in fact (and
>> are to be treated as) entirely separate at the policy level*
>> 2. *No stakeholder may take measures that compromise the ability of
>> the network to connect the greatest number of users at the lowest cost and
>> as efficiently as possible.*
>> 3. *The management of, and access to, data that traverses the network
>> is not a subject of international Internet Governance*.
>> 4. *Regulating the Internet, or technology more generally, will not
>> solve social problems*.
>> Nick Ashton-Hart
>> Geneva Representative
>> Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)
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