Internet Governance Forum takes on China, US

Posted in: Governance at 01/11/2006 23:43

Internet Governance Forum takes on China, US
The Internet Governance Forum is meeting in Athens this week, and they've been talking up a storm. The global body was convened under the auspices of the UN after last year's meeting of the WSIS in Tunis, where it was agreed that a global venue for discussing 'Net issues ought to be created. Gathering technocrats, activists, and politicians from around the globe for four days of talking sounds a lot like golf on TV -- wonderful for playing in the background while you take a Sunday afternoon nap -- but in reality has already proved to be quite fascinating. With half the conference concluded, Ars brings you up to speed on what's gone down so far at the IGF.
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20061031-8115.html

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