back to article ICANN and co U-turn on permanent seats for 'net 'UN Security Council'

The people behind a plan to create a sort-of UN Security Council for the internet have backed down from giving themselves permanent seats on the panel. Domain-names overlord ICANN, the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Brazilian internet body CGI.br – which are behind what's called the NetMundial Initiative – announced the …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Have they tried turning their initiative OFF and then ON again?

    Works for everything else on the net.

    1. Ole Juul

      Re: Have they tried turning their initiative OFF and then ON again?

      Some things work better if you just turn them OFF and leave them that way.

  2. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge
    Childcatcher

    Why the hell do I have to permanently keep up with WEIRD SHIT?

    It's enough to make anyone give up the Interwebs and buy a TV for accelerated mind euthanasia.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Follow the...what?

    Since this appears to be a typical attempt at power-grabbing, there must be some power to grab, right? Or is it just the perks of the job they are after? The trips to Geneva, the parties, the glamour, the five-star hotels and all that happens in them...

    Paris, obviously.

  4. David Roberts

    Should I apply?

    Still some spare seats, and I'm not doing anything important right now.

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