Internet Policy Formation (2/2)
- Coercion and Lack of Choke-Point
- there have been few formal institution that real world governments
could coerce because institutions of Internet policy are decentralized
and non-coercive themselves!
- Limitation of Scope
- most policy is explicitly scoped, defined, and conservative in its
- Funded Mandates and Lack of Fiat
- any change requires work and resources, as tested by running code and
- Uniform Enforcement
- policies cannot be selectively enforced as they are in the real
- Veridical Policy
- "your clickstream is your vote."
- Policy Deprecation
- old policies fade into the background