Paradoxically, although the Internet is an engineering artefact, we have very little data relevant for Internet Governance (IG). In cybersecurity, for example, we are still in doubt about the number of threats and the size of the losses incurred. The same applies in other IG fields. Without understanding the scope of the problem, it is difficult to discuss possible solutions. What can be done to bring more evidence in IG, using what concrete tools and techniques? How should an IG observatory, which would gather and prepare such evidence, function?
The online discussion builds on the third preparatory webinar for the Geneva Internet Conference. The discussion on the first theme - How to overcome IG policy silos at national and global levels - is taking place here, and on the second theme - Whom do I contact if I want to raise my IG-related concern - is taking place here. Stay engaged with us as we make our way towards the Conference.