Re: [gaia] Ideas for a 2021 plan

David Johnson <david.lloyd.johnson@gmail.com> Tue, 19 January 2021 10:19 UTC

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Hi all

Those are great topics Leandro. I have a few pet interests this year which may be relevant 

- I received some funding from the Ford Foundation on looking barriers to contributions to open source "digital infrastructure" from Africa  - the label given by Ford Foundation for all the protocols / applications etc. that make up the Internet and the WWW. This could be a wider topic on how to ensure that there is more representation from all countries rather than just a few in the Global North to IETF, projects on GitHub related to protocols / application son the Internet.

- I really feel like Covid-19 has forced many educators to rethink the way learning happens - not just in lockdown but beyond and I think it may be interesting to pick this specific topic for IETF ... its connected to many of these topics (public vs private nets, network for everything and people  etc.) but with a lens of thinking  of new ways of learning that provides more equitable education in more vulnerable communities.

- Related to the above - I noticed a few countries attempting zero rating - making education / health / government sites free on all networks  during lockdown - but if often doesn't work very well because of https, embedded links, sites making use of general platforms like Youtube for video delivery etc. I think it would be an interesting topic to dig into - how to make zero rating work well but also ensuring that communities have a say in what is zero rated 

Regards
David



> On 19 Jan 2021, at 12:05, Leandro Navarro <leandro@ac.upc.edu> wrote:
> 
> Dear all, 
> 
> I hope 2021 is way better than 2020+1. This is a message to share ideas for a 2021 plan to discuss topics in different events (IETF meetings and interim) and volunteers to present or organize themes.
> What you’d like to see?
> 
> Some initial ideas:
> 
> - internet minimum common denominator: roadblocks, opportunities, solutions for an internet for everyone (tech, legal, regulatory, investment, etc)
> 
> - internet for people and the planet: the internet as part of the problem and part of the solution? (how an internet for everyone can be sustainable)
> 
> - a network for every-thing and people: challenges and opportunities (IoT, home networks, new satellite internets/ISPs, IPv6 finally?, corporate nets, mobile public & community nets)
> 
> - public vs private internet: traffic, content, neutrality
> 
> - the maintenance of a public internet commons: software, protocols interoperability, applications, infrastructure (e.g. NTP, IXP, etc)
> 
> - the pandemic and post-pandemic Internet
> 
> I can volunteer to organize a couple of sessions on some of these topics, and I’d be happy to support new faces too.
> 
> Best wishes,
> --
> Leandro Navarro
> http://people.ac.upc.edu/leandro <http://people.ac.upc.edu/leandro>	 http://dsg.ac.upc.edu
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