[IANAtransition] Input from the Government of India
Shatan, Gregory S.
GShatan at reedsmith.com
Wed May 7 23:26:14 UTC 2014
It would seem India wants the ITU in charge of the Internet, and have everything run by intergovernmental processes, with the rest of the "multistakeholders" "empowered" to teach, write, innovate, create, run businesses and fight for human rights -- but not to create policy -- while railing against a massive multigovernmental structure that has the final say on everything.
Not my idea of a good time.
From: ianatransition-bounces at icann.org [mailto:ianatransition-bounces at icann.org] On Behalf Of Brian E Carpenter
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To: Seun Ojedeji
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Subject: Re: [IANAtransition] Input from the Government of India
On 08/05/2014 06:45, Seun Ojedeji wrote:
> Hello Ergys,
> First, I hope I can assume you only serve as a forwarder (ref: domain
> email) of this mail.
>>From the attached document, item 1 to 3 is understandable. However
> "-1" from me for item 4 to 6
> - I oppose a legislative oversight in this process (which will require
> some level of government making decision, besides it's against
I agree. Whatever "proper international legislative authority" really means, it is not necessary: the Internet has succeeded brilliantly without it, so this is an experimental observation, not an opinion. And while one can hardly be against the principle of representative democracy for individual countries, running it on a global scale with several billion voters is not an option. So we arrive at the multi-stakeholder approach, which essentially excludes traditional legislative authority as a solution.
> - Following the Tunis agenda is not acceptable.
Certainly not; that is one of the good things about the NETmundial result, after all.
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> kindly excuse brevity and typos.
> On 7 May 2014 19:14, "Ergys Ramaj" <ergys.ramaj at icann.org> wrote:
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