back to article New 'Internet Security Council' struggling to get off the ground

Plans for a new internet governance body are struggling to get off the ground after blowback from the internet community itself. The NetMundial Initiative was formally launched three weeks ago as an open source platform that would enable people to collaborate on internet governance issues. However observers immediately took …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    How about....

    A Committee for Public Safety?

    I'm sure Theresa May would love to serve on such an entity.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Since it lets a bunch of wannabe puppet-masters unambiguously out themselves and creates a tarpit to house them indefinitely: if everyone else quietly agrees to disregard them then it's a happy ending

    (providing a wary eye is kept on their lobbying of govt; wouldn't want them "educating" the likes of Theresa May)

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Stop

    So in summary...

    ...jobs for the boys.

    1. ecofeco Silver badge

      Re: So in summary...

      Well ain't it always?

  4. ecofeco Silver badge

    Sound familiar?

    "However observers immediately took issue with the fact that before the organizers had done anything to actually build the platform or identify the issues it would tackle, they had created an oversight body where they would pick the members – and they granted themselves "permanent seats.""

    I think they deserve The Montgomery Burns Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence, Award.

  5. phil dude
    Joke

    security is...

    a process.

    Can I have my $1,000,000 job on the committee of pointless discussion?

    P.

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