March 20, 2013
In advanced circles discussing future forms of governance and particularly governance structures in areas impinging on or being impinged upon by the Internet, one of the most widely discussed and promoted is that of Multistakeholderism (MSism).
February 26, 2013
Some of that discussion would need to go beyond happytalk and might make some of the "winner" individuals, corporations, countries a wee bit uncomfortable but this is our world as well and if you folks want to profit from us we have the right to have a say--unless in the last ten years we've all shifted from being citizens on Planet Earth to being subjects in the Magic Kingdom.
February 25, 2013
Thus, looking forward I see that the issues of digital economic justice, digital equality and digital inequality as well as digital inclusion will develop alongside and partially displace issues of the digital divide as the primary pre-occupation to be addressed as we go forward to WSIS +10 and beyond in the task of building an Internet for all and an Internet that enables in the broadest public interest and towards the broadest possible public good.
December 20, 2012
I think now that the smoke from WCIT/Dubai is starting to clear a little, perhaps it would be a good idea for some of the fog to lift as well.
October 11, 2012
I'm not exactly sure what the LDC sponsored report would say but my guess would be that they would focus rather more on looking at how costs and benefits are and should be distributed as between some of the wealthiest companies from some of the wealthiest countries and LDC's looking to increase Internet access overall in environments of very low incomes, very difficult physical environments, extremely weak regulatory and taxation regimes, and vast areas and populations who might under some circumstances derive benefit from Internet access but who would under almost any conceivable current situation find paying for this almost impossible.