[FSUG-Bangalore] Defending the threat to the public-ness and the egalitarian nature of the Internet
haynesdavis at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 16:50:22 IST 2008
On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 3:44 PM, Anivar Aravind <anivar.aravind at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 3:10 PM, Praveen A <pravi.a at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2008/11/27 haynes davis <haynesdavis at gmail.com>:
> >> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 2:17 AM, Praveen A <pravi.a at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> I think we should endorse this. What everyone say?
> >> I support the view. The Internet control should not be monopolised.
> >> The decision has to sent by 1st Dec.
> > Vinay,
> > Count on our support. We are endorsing this (as no one spoke against
> > it so far). Hope we get some good traction at IGF meet.
> It will be good if you can expand the description of
> "Proprietarisation of standards and code that build the Internet"
> little bit. if it is not too late. The current description only
> addresses "use of proprietary and closed standards and code in
> building the Internet system.". Along with the focus to make
> Internet protocols as free standards we have to point on data encoding
> internet should not be polluted by privately owned data formats like
> mp3, mp4, flash, ppt, doc, DRM embeded media etc . This needed
> toprevent 1 st point "Increasing corporatisation of the Internet"
Can we add a sentence to that paragraph .
The use of open standards and formats has to be enforced in the Internet, to
prevent the users from the forced adherence to non-standard or closed
utilities and to ensure the people's freedom of accessibility to information
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