[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet regulation at national level?

Dr Eberhard Lisse el at lisse.NA
Wed Oct 31 10:54:39 SAST 2012

You are not a ccTLD manager, obviously, which explains your
ignorance (though not justifies it), but you should rather not impose
your lack of a clue, shocking as it is, on people who have.

It does however point to a deeper issue, every Tom, Dick, and Adamou
thinks Google is their girl friend.


on 2012-10-31 10:11 Adamou Nacer said the following:
> Le 31/10/2012 05:16, Dr Eberhard W Lisse a écrit :
>>> [...]
>>> >Also best practices suggest ccTLDs are better managed in a
>>> multi-stakeholder model giving participation to registrants,
>>> ISPs, operators, civil society, technical community, government
>>> and others.
>> This is not true, there are no best prcatices this regard, and
>> whether multi stakeholder models work (better) has not been
>> established.  The ones that are "Organized" to allegedly do, all
>> fail, for different reasons.
> I don't agree with you El.  A simple google search on the topic
> "cctld best practices" will provide you with many interesting
> links for presentations and documents from different organizations
> in the Internet ecosystems (wwtld, aftld, itu, iana, etc).  We can
> also learn from other domains.  For example, it is established
> that software developped from open contributions and well
> organized open communities (bottom-up approach) are of better
> quality.  As software are considered a "common" (like Internet
> resources), we can transpose the same conclusion to Internet
> resources management and especially ccTLD. You can read [1, 2] on
> this.
> [1]
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/cathedral-bazaar/
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cathedral_and_the_Bazaar

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