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Re: [alac] At WSIS, last minute EU change on Internet governance

  • To: "John R Levine" <johnl@xxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [alac] At WSIS, last minute EU change on Internet governance
  • From: "Vittorio Bertola" <vb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 09:46:41 +0200 (CEST)

Just ask your favourite EU delegation member:
vb.               [Vittorio Bertola - v.bertola [a] bertola.eu.org]<------
http://bertola.eu.org/  <- Vecchio sito, nuovo toblòg...

On Ven, 30 Settembre 2005 8:31, John R Levine disse:
> The last pre-Tunis WSIS meeting has been going on in Geneva for the past
> two weeks, and ends today.  According to today's Herald Tribune, yesterday
> the EU changed its position on Internet governance:
>   The United States lost its only ally late Wednesday when the EU made
>   a surprise proposal to create an intergovernmental body that would
>   set principles for running the Internet. Currently, the
>   U.S. Commerce Department approves changes to the Internet's "root
>   zone files," which are administered by the Internet Corporation for
>   Assigned Names and Numbers, or Icann, a nonprofit organization based
>   in Marina del Rey, California.
> This makes it extremely unlikely that there will be a consensus
> position to report out when the meetings end this afternoon.
> http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/09/29/business/net.php
> There's a compilation of all the proposed changes to the report at
> http://www.itu.int/wsis/documents/doc_multi.asp?lang=en&id=1998|0
> Regards,
> John Levine, johnl@xxxxxxxx, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
> Dummies",
> Information Superhighwayman wanna-be, http://www.johnlevine.com, Mayor
> "A book is a sneeze." - E.B. White, on the writing of Charlotte's Web

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