UN panel fails to agree on how to govern Internet

...and the AP newswire version here:


- ferg

What Paul Kane says in the article is correct - this is more an effort
to get ICANN to improve its governance, while trying to avoid some of
the more extreme measures being proposed such as country level IP
address allocation.

Creation of a new agency for spam and cybercrime issues would be a
good idea - this is an issue where iana / icann has no role or
mandate, and existing efforts (OECD, London Action Plan, civil society
orgs like APCAUCE, industry orgs like MAAWG) are quite fragmented.