[bc-gnso] post from Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kenya
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- Subject: [bc-gnso] post from Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kenya
- From: Steve DelBianco <sdelbianco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 07:17:05 +0000
Yesterday's IGF<http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/> sessions brought accusations
that the private sector is blocking civil society's efforts to influence
"the private sector has no interest in furthering public values that true
multi-stakeholderism would promote, ahead of its own power and profits, which
could be threatened by further democratizing governance processes."
They are damning the same private sector motivations that produced the most
democratizing technologies the world has ever known: Internet search, email,
social network services, e-commerce platforms, etc.
Here's a post I did on that debate. Gives you a sense for politics in the
http://www.NetChoice.org and http://blog.netchoice.org