[discuss] NETmundial and CSTD mtg
avri at acm.org
Sat May 17 19:08:47 UTC 2014
On 17-May-14 14:48, jolufuye at aficta.org wrote:
> Nice article
> but I do not agree that big corporations only influenced
> the outcome. A balanced expression would have been "big and small
> corporations ... "because I also represent small business and I
> participated in Netmundial and CSTD Working Group on Enhanced
> Cooperation on /equal footing/.
In which case I made my point badly.
(mixed metaphor alert)
We all had a voice during the process on a equal footing
But I argue that at the end of the last day,
in the last discussions,
in the bargaining over the final wording:
some footing was more equal than others.
> Jimson Olufuye
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> Subject: Re: [discuss] NETmundial and CSTD mtg
> From: FSP4NET <alliance at fsp4.net <mailto:alliance at fsp4.net>>
> Date: Sat, May 17, 2014 7:12 pm
> To: Avri Doria <avri at acm.org <mailto:avri at acm.org>>,1Net List
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> At 17:07 17/05/2014, Avri Doria wrote:
> >My take:
> >was not
> "Some of us, myself included, are dismayed at the fact that some of
> the corporations used their wealth based power to sway the outcome
> document at the very end of the discussion, but that happens in the
> multilateral world as well, just less visibly and without any chance
> for other stakeholders to do anything to counter it. "
> This seems to well designate the three Enhanced Cooperation/IG
> visions under consideration:
> - multilateral >> among sovereign states (ITU)
> - multistakeholders >> influencable by wealth based powers (NETmundial)
> - multitude >> dynamic tensegrity among free individuals (LSP4NET).
> The three of them accomodate the IGF as a source of mutual information.
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