Moving the big decisions to where they have power. At the BRICS conference in Xiamen, the global South and China/Russia proclaimed, "All states should participate on an equal footing in the evolution and functioning of the Internet and its governance, bearing in mind the need to involve relevant stakeholders in their respective roles and responsibilities. The structures that manage and regulate the critical Internet resources need to be made more representative and inclusive."With the U.S. effectively blocking any
With the U.S. effectively blocking anything of substance at the ITU, that organization is paralyzed on many major issues. Anything about security is stopped dead at the ITU by the U.S. and friends, starting with Hamadoun Touré's move in 2007 towards a treaty on cybersecurity. I laugh when U.S. politicians demand action on security; we're the ones that have been blocking it for a decade.
Everyone in Internet Governance knows the primary goal of the U.S. is to protect freedom - the freedom of the NSA to do what the NSA does.Add a comment