No more back-room deals for .br (Brazil)
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY, 19 February 2004
There’s a new openness since the Lula "state" in this glossary). As a general rule, "government" should not be capitalised.
Source: Wikipedia">governmentcame to power at the beginning of 2003 and began working hand-in-hand with Brazilian civil society to change the way the Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet is being governed in Brazil. It’s been announced that the committee which handles all Brazilian-registered website addresses will be chosen in public online elections. For the first time since the .br registry was created in 1995, members of civil society will be elected and can participate directly in the deliberations.
Partly on the basis of civil society recommendations laid out last year followed by discussions, the Brazilian government has decided to support this transition to a new Source: Tunis Agenda for the Information Society">internet governancestructure for the administration of “.br”. Registro.br has a new interim internet governance body comprising 21 representatives with eleven coming from civil society, including the strategic planning director of APC member in Brazil, Carlos Afonso.