[bc-gnso] EC launches consultation on Internet Governance

Marilyn Cade marilynscade at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 10 19:28:17 UTC 2013

Thanks for this, Caroline. I met w some WC officials last week and got a bit of a flavor, but this is extremely useful to have for all BC members. 

The longer blog from Neelie is worth a reed, especially for BC members who are actively engaged in Internet governance and IGF, recalling that she has been a strong champion of the IGF. 
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-----Original Message-----
From: Caroline Greer <greer at etno.be>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:58:00 
To: <bc-gnso at icann.org>
Subject: [bc-gnso] EC launches consultation on Internet Governance

Dear all,
Of possible interest to some members - 
The European Commission has today launched a consultation on Internet Governance, which will run for 4 weeks.
In her blog post of yesterday, Commissioner Kroes recalled recent events that have inspired the consultation, including the EU's 'legitimate concerns' regarding some TLD applications - see http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/kroes/en/content/internet-governance-i-want-your-views. The consultation document addresses some ICANN issues and the role of Governments within the GAC.
Kind regards,
Caroline Greer
Regulatory and Public Affairs Manager
ETNO (European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association)
Avenue Louise, 54
Brussels 1000, Belgium 
+ 32 2 227 1083

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