Yes, We ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has what it describes as a: …bottom-up, consensus-driven, multi-stakeholder model… This is from its site [see here]: Bottom up. At ICANN, rather than the Board of Directors solely declaring what topics ICANN will address, members of sub-groups in ICANN can raise issues at the grassroots level.…

A Farewell to Internet

The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), in that beacon of freedom, Dubai, is looking at the future of the internet. And naturally the future of the internet should include opinions from dictatorships as well as freedom-loving countries as anything else would be unfair and unrepresentative. There appears to be three angles through which governments…