[Privsec] reworked theme proposal for IGF: "People-Centred Digital
Identity and Privacy"
boos at trash.net
Fri Mar 31 10:36:49 BST 2006
Thank you Ralf.
I read the proposal and I would be in favor of supporting it in the
name of the working group.
Ralf Bendrath schrieb:
> Dear all,
> today, the deadline ends for theme proposals for the Internet
> Governance Forum. This list has not been too active recently in
> collaboratively working on text. I myself was caught up in work, too
> (I am involved in a conference we have at my institute this weekend).
> I finally worked a bit on it this night. Two things:
> *1. Theme proposal for "People-Centric Digital Identity and Privacy"*
> As nobody on this list did find time to develop a theme proposal based
> on our "Privacy Forum" idea from February, I think it is best to
> support a good idea that is already out there. Therefore, I have taken
> Garth Graham's proposal on user-centric identity (which met no
> objections here) and re-worked it a bit, following a suggestion by
> Bertrand de La Chapelle, into a theme on "People-Centred Digital
> Identity and Privacy". The draft is attached.
> Due to lack of time, this was not coordinated with Garth or Bertrand.
> But I guess the chances of getting this theme onto the agenda are even
> higher if the general idea is supported by different proposals and
> from different directions. And, by the way, if it makes it onto the
> IGF agenda, we still have every chance to build this into a global
> Privacy Forum. ;-)
> I will be offline today from 15:00 CEST on because of our conference.
> If I do not hear any objections to this proposal, I will submit it in
> the name of this group. If people object, I will still submit it as my
> own proposal, and personal endorsements are of course welcome for that.
> *2. Theme Proposal "Privacy of e-Voting"*
> I am not sure if we have enough agreement for Ginger's proposal on the
> privacy of e-voting for supporting it as a group. I myself am not
> convinced anymore that even the references in the latest version are
> enough to make clear it really is an Internet Governance issue. But
> the main problem seems to be that it will not have a realistic chance
> of getting into the IGF if we already face scepticism in this group
> and from other CS people. Therefore, I would prefer not to submit it
> in the name of this group.
> Ginger, you of course are free to submit it yourself, and I hope for
> your understanding. If people want to endorse it, they should let
> Ginger know.
> Best, Ralf
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