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The first preparatory meeting for the 2011 Internet Governance Forum has ended with a significant degree of uncertainty thanks to ongoing bureaucratic delays. Over two days, representatives from business, government, civil society, and the technical community met in Geneva in order to decide the path forward for the sixth …

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  1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    The Present Problem in a Future Nutshell Soundbite

    Internet Governance Forum = New Virtual World Order - United Nations Organisation.

    Which considering how practically impotent and virtually useless present orders and organisations are, other than in tolerating chaos and enduring conflicts to the commercial benefit of terrorising and warring members interests, is it something to be speeded along and settled with requiring a most unlikely forthcoming, quarrelsome blessing from others, totally unsuited and unfit for ITs Future Purpose.

  2. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Silly me ...... thinking miles ahead of fingertips printing

    Oops, Sorry ..... The end of that last paragraph should read, to make much better sense ....... without requiring a most unlikely forthcoming, quarrelsome blessing from others, totally unsuited and unfit for ITs Future Purpose.

  3. Justin Clements

    Start of the interferance, end of the Internet

    Time to start a new network called the Overnet.

  4. Luther Blissett

    Shilling for the United Depredations Organization

    Spare a penny for the little guy?

    Anyone?

  5. Yes Me Silver badge
    Grenade

    There could be something even worse than the IGF.

    "The Chinese government in particular has been behind efforts to turn the open and “multistakeholder” IGF – where everyone has an equal say – into a traditional inter-governmental body where decisions are made solely by government representatives."

    The only thing worse than the current IGF would be an inter-governmental IGF. See Egypt, Burma, North Korea, etc. for why this would be a Really Bad Thing.

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