[discuss] On the political side ....
jefsey at jefsey.com
Sun Mar 16 15:23:42 UTC 2014
1. On the US face:
No comment needed .... Will Obamanet be a new Obamacare?
2. On the EU face:
At 08:19 16/03/2014, Andrea Glorioso wrote:
>Until now the United States has had the final say in changes to
>globally used data on top-level Internet domain names, such as .com
>or .de. The Commission has been pushing for such a move since 2009
>and, most recently in its Communication on Internet Policy and
>Governance of 12 February 2014, called for the globalisation of the
Nelly (or the one who has her signature) has not yet understood the DNS :-)
>"The European Commission will work together with the US and with all
>global stakeholders to implement the globalisation of the IANA
>functions in a process that is accountable and transparent, and in a
>manner that secures the open Internet and that will underpin human rights."
Nelly for sure has not read the NTIA statement: "NTIA will not accept
a proposal that replaces the NTIA role with a government-led or an
inter-governmental organization solution". An EC+EU work would mean a
3. On the Multitude face:
However, we could forgive Nelly and her associates if they clarify
what they mean by "global stakeholders" as it can be:
- either a synonym for "incumbents and TNC"s, as expressed by the
NTIA when stating they are "committed to a transition that will allow
the private sector to take leadership for DNS management",
deliberately excluding the Civil Society from their project.
- or a clear designation of all the multitude of VGN managers.
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