Bringing order to the internet is once again under discussion.

Over 1 000 internet experts from 90 countries are participating in the forum, established by the Tunis World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in September 2005 as a compromise solution to enable talks on Internet oversight to continue.

"There are plenty of meetings between the internet community, but they meet among themselves to discuss technical questions," said Markus Kummer, head of the UN Secretariat of the working group on internet governance (WGIG).

"Here we have a broader debate, you have all the stakeholders sitting together: governments, private sector, the academic and technical community," he told Agence France-Presse.
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