Search RPD Archives
Limit search to: Subject & Body Subject Author
Sort by:

[rpd] New Policy Proposal - "Anti-Shutdown (AFPUB-2017-GEN-001-DRAFT-01)"

sm+afrinic at sm+afrinic at
Wed Apr 12 16:30:44 UTC 2017

Hi Kris,
At 07:36 12-04-2017, Kris Seeburn wrote:
>I am in total agreement with you on your different points. The issue 
>however we like to put it stands behind political/government 
>decisions. The regulator acts on behalf of the government and of 
>course forces ISPs to act or react. The fight for net neutrality and

The regulator I am familiar with is described as an independent body 
corporate.  It would no longer be independent if it acts on behalf of 
the executive branch of government and it would not be able to create 
a level playing field for all service providers operating in the 
country in the interest of consumers in general.

There are other issues, e.g. would the internet service provider 
disrupt or intercept the communication of one or more of its users as 
the executive branch asked it to do that without providing any legal basis?

S. Moonesamy 

More information about the RPD mailing list