On Mon, 2003-12-15 at 05:12, Keith Moore wrote:
To further your point, an area completely outside of ICANN's purview,
area requiring governance is PKI. We are at the point where deployment
PKI has moved beyond technical issues, becoming almost completely the
& politics of "trust". Until the politicians broker the trust
there is nothing technology can do.
since when are politicians trustworthy enough to broker trust
I'd put this a different way. Until PKIs are able to represent the
rich diversity of trust relationships that exist in the real world,
they are mere curiosities with marginal practical value.
From a very recent article for the economist: (not sure about the exact
wording) Politicians have shown they are greedy and influenceable as to
see their priorities when it comes to Internet: Intellectual Property
pushed by the powerful music industry lobby against the privacy and
rights of millions of people.
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