UNDERSTANDING THE NEW INTERNET
The moving Internet Governance landscape

DOMAIN FORUM, SOFIA – 1 NOVEMBER 2013
• Montevideo declaration
• Brazil IG meeting
• First new gTLDs go live
• “Coalition of the willing”
ISTAR organisations and ICANN
speak together on coordination
of global Internet technical
infrastructure

Montevideo decla...
• Warn against Internet fragmentation at local
level
• Evolve the global MS model
• Accelerate globalisation of ICANN and ...
• First time ICANN has publicly called for end
to unilateral (US) oversight of IANA function
• Top Internet technical coor...
US cyber surveillance program
having serious consequences
MVD… and now 2014 meeting
announced in Brazil…

Brazil meeting
The trust in the global Internet has been
punctured and now it's time to restore
this trust through leadership and
institu...
• Meeting will be hosted by Brazil and “up to 4
co-host countries”
• Final details to be announced on November
11, 2013
• ...
Is meeting a “trap” to allow Brazil and other countries to
put out statement recommending change to current MS
model with ...
Why is all this important?
Innovation is key for the
Internet
• Programs like the new gTLDs are happening
under the MS model
• Governments are traditionally better at
stifling innovati...
ICANN calling for coalition of thought leaders
to work on IG and come up with viable
alternative solutions against the ris...
MS model must be defended!
Or end up with this…
UNDERSTANDING THE NEW INTERNET

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A discussion of the recent Internet Governance events, including the iStar organisation's Montevideo declaration, the planned Brazil meeting and ICANN's role in the defence of the Multi Stakeholder model. This was presented by SVGC.net founder Stéphane Van Gelder at the 2013 Domain Forum in Sofia, Bulgaria, on November 1, 2013.

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Understanding the moving Internet Governance landscape - SVGC.net presentation @ Domain Forum 2013

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING THE NEW INTERNET The moving Internet Governance landscape DOMAIN FORUM, SOFIA – 1 NOVEMBER 2013
  2. 2. • Montevideo declaration • Brazil IG meeting • First new gTLDs go live • “Coalition of the willing”
  3. 3. ISTAR organisations and ICANN speak together on coordination of global Internet technical infrastructure Montevideo declaration
  4. 4. • Warn against Internet fragmentation at local level • Evolve the global MS model • Accelerate globalisation of ICANN and IANA functions • Transition to IPv6 must remain priority Montevideo declaration
  5. 5. • First time ICANN has publicly called for end to unilateral (US) oversight of IANA function • Top Internet technical coordinators seem to share this vision Montevideo declaration
  6. 6. US cyber surveillance program having serious consequences
  7. 7. MVD… and now 2014 meeting announced in Brazil… Brazil meeting
  8. 8. The trust in the global Internet has been punctured and now it's time to restore this trust through leadership and institutions that can make that happen – Fadi Chehadé, ICANN CEO. Brazil meeting
  9. 9. • Meeting will be hosted by Brazil and “up to 4 co-host countries” • Final details to be announced on November 11, 2013 • Meeting to happen in first week of May 2014 • ICANN helping to organise Brazil meeting
  10. 10. Is meeting a “trap” to allow Brazil and other countries to put out statement recommending change to current MS model with key IG meetings coming in 2014? • ITU Plenipotentiary in October 2014 in Korea • WSIS+10 in April 2014 in Egypt Brazil meeting
  11. 11. Why is all this important?
  12. 12. Innovation is key for the Internet
  13. 13. • Programs like the new gTLDs are happening under the MS model • Governments are traditionally better at stifling innovation than driving it • New ideas must continue to shape the Internet New gTLDs
  14. 14. ICANN calling for coalition of thought leaders to work on IG and come up with viable alternative solutions against the risk of government control. Coaltition of the willing
  15. 15. MS model must be defended!
  16. 16. Or end up with this…
  17. 17. UNDERSTANDING THE NEW INTERNET QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ?
  18. 18. WWW.SVGC.NET www.facebook.com/DomainConsultant Twitter: stephvg staff@stephanevangelder.com

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