Nuts and Bolts of Internet Governance
Chair: Reinder Rustema (Internet Society, NL)
With contributions by:
Enrique Chapparo (Fundacion Via Libre, Argentina); Danny Butt (Independent Consultant, Researcher, New Zealand) – Cultures of Internet Governance : From global coordination to trans-cultural dialogue.
One of the few areas where WSIS is likely to produce concrete results is internet governance (IG). The IG controversy revolves around the limits of the current regime of root server control (ICANN/US) and possible alternatives, but it is also significant because it signals the repoliticization of a key domain of a technocratic internet culture that long considered itself to be above the fray of ordinary info-politics.