WGIG


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WGIGWorking Group on Internet Governance (UN)
WGIGWorking Group on Internet Governance
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La WGIG no quiere seguir todas las consecuencias del nacionalismo chino, sin embargo acepta el postulado fundamental o sea el respecto de la uniformidad de construccion del espacio virtual Internet con el espacio material subyacente acerca el empleo de la peculiaridad del modelo cultural y social de referencia.
According to the BBC, the report issued by WGIG has tabled four possible futures for the Internet as follows; Option One is to create a UN body known as the Global Internet Council that takes members from governments, removing the US oversight role of Icann; Option Two is simply to maintain and enhance Icann's Governmental Advisory Committee to become a forum for official debate on net issues; Option Three would downgrade Icann to a technical role and set up an International Internet Council that sits outside the UN; and finally Option Four would create new bodies to take over from Icann, provide a debating chamber for governments, businesses and the public and co-ordinate work on "Internet-related public policy issues".
These issues are matters of direct relevance to Internet governance and fall within the ambit of existing organizations with responsibility for these matters." (WGIG, 2005)
These internal structural processes were exacerbated by the high levels of participation in the WSIS process generally and the WGIG particularly.
At the moment of writing the WSIS2 had not yet taken place, it remains thus pre-mature to make definite conclusions as to the impact of the very balanced final report of the WGIG and the extensive and productive involvement of civil society on the final decision, but some trends are emerging.
The WGIG report (available in six languages from http://www.wgig.org/index.htm) had no official status in the WSIS process upon its presentation.
Internet governance has been defined by the WGIG as 'the development and application by Governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the Internet.
Four possible models for global public policy and oversight of the Internet are understood to have been detailed, after WGIG failed to agree on a single model.
O FGI foi criado na segunda Cupula sobre a Sociedade da Informacao (CMSI) [World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)] em 2005, a partir da recomendacao do Grupo de Trabalho sobre a Governanca da Internet (GTGI) [Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)].
The 2003 WSIS Phase 1 Action Plan produced at the first summit mandated the creation of a Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG).
Only the text offered by the Islamic Republic of Iran still clung overtly to the WGIG report's models for centric government-dominated structures.