Internet Governance Map
Locate the Internet governance network. Query the network for the future role for the Global Internet Policy Initiative (GIPI).
Shows the following clusters
- Isle of Lessig
- E-commerce government
- ICANN amongst industry friends
- Research and policy sector around Berkman Center and Common Cause
- ICANN elections debate with ICANN Not!, etc.
- GIPI distanced from ICANN
Explains US departure from governing the Internet and turning it over to other actors.
ICANN and Industry
ICANNs position shows its proximity to industry meetings
Research and policy cluster and the radicals
There are 2 sub networks around Common Cause and the Civil Society Internet Forum (CSIF). Eclectic mélange of on the one hand, academic/NGO study partnership, and on the other hand, small garage groups of critics, satirists. [Soros.org assumes an intermediate position between ICANN and the ICANN elections debate, the only donor in that area.]
Lessig leaves the elections debate
Larry Lessig did not bring the debate with him from the Berkman Center to Stanford.
GIPI pulls CDT out of the critics corner