[NA-Discuss] Fwd: The Internet Society on Egypt’s Internet shutdown

Eric Brunner-Williams ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Mon Jan 31 12:04:41 UTC 2011

> ... opposed to any proposal in which ICANN would purport to
> tell any government what to do.

of necessity, that requires "the executive branch of government" to 
exhaust "public interest". a popular notion with executives.

>  That just makes us look silly.

there are so many opportunities for looking silly.

> It's not like the Egyptian government is unaware of what they've done,

is informing the passing authoritarian in cairo the issue, or is 
general policy guidance, applicable to all branches of government, and 
non-governments, the issue?

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