AW: [governance] Burr & Cade: proposal for introducing multi-lateral oversight of the root

Avri Doria avri at
Fri Jul 21 11:33:40 EDT 2006

<personal opinion>

On 21 jul 2006, at 11.03, Mawaki Chango wrote:

> I perfectly recall who initially brought up that idea during the
> retreat discussions, but I won't say it - not that much because
> of the Chattam House rule, but mostly because some are inclined
> to value or disqualify ideas based on who proposed them - e.g.,
> because the proponent would be, allegedly, from a non-democratic
> country, or just from a part of the world they don't like. I
> prefer to discuss the ideas...

and there were also some of us who brought up the idea that no  
government oversight was required.

and while i can see valid arguments for governments to participate as  
stakeholders on a par with other stakeholders, i still do not  
understand any reason for them to have primacy.


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