Monday, November 14, 2005
Here's an interesting article.
In the run-up to the UN World Summit on the Information Society in Tunisia, a coalition of developed and developing countries attacked the US's unilateral control of the internet's domain name system.
They proposed the establishment of a multinational council to supervise the net.
In response, the US has focused on the need to provide stability for the internet.
But the US position undermines the very stability it has pledged to protect. It should internationalise governance of the internet, but in a way that avoids intrusive, centralised control. Click the link for more and comment on what you guys think.