About this blog…

I am employed by Netnod as head of engineering, research and development and am among other things chair of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee at ICANN. You can find CV and photos of me at this page.

As I wear so many hats, I find it being necessary to somewhere express my personal view on things. This is the location where that happens. Postings on this blog, or at Facebook, Twitter etc, falls under this policy.

The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Netnod or any other of the organisations I have connections to.

Proposal on agreements in CSTD wg on IGF improvements

At the meeting in Geneva, Nurani just proposed the following:

A Shaping the Outcomes of the IGF meetings

Broad agreement on need to improve the outcome documentation from IGF

B Working modalities including open consultations, MAG and Secretariat

Broad agreement on need to rotate MAG members regularly, keep MAG deliberations transparent Broad agreement to have […]

The role of Intermediaries in the third phase of Internet

At the RIPE meeting in Amsterdam spring 2011 I held a presentation at the cooperation working group about intermediaries and their roles. The main thesis of the presentation is first that Internet is now needed not only for IT related processes in the society, but is an absolute necessity for the society as a whole. […]

Swedish statement on IGF closing plenary

This afternoon Sweden, via Maria Häll from Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communication, made a statement at the IGF in Vilnius. It is not online yet, but I asked Maria for a copy of her written speech, and the ability to republish. The real spoken words might of course have been slightly different, so if […]

Swedish statement on Human Rights and Internet

At the IGF 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania, Johan Hallenborg from Swedish Foreign Ministry made a statement that makes me proud both living in Sweden, and have the favour of discussing these issues both with Johan personally, the Swedish Foreign Ministry and other parts of the Swedish Government.

You can find the statement here.

At […]

Mänskliga Rättigheter och Internet

De senaste åren har det nu och då diskuterats här och var vilken frihet som ska gälla på nätet. Men inte direkt, och jag anser inte diskussionen varit speciellt realistisk,utan snarare extrem i alla möjliga riktningar. Ingen nämnd och ingen glömd.

Vad menas med mänskliga rättigheter egentligen? Min syn är att det är de överenskommelser […]

Presentation at local IGF event in Vilnius

At a local IGF event in Vilnius on May 19, 2010, I on behalf of Cisco and ICC held this presentation. I explains a snapshot of what the state of IGF process is. You can find the presentation here: IGF-Vilnius-20100519

At a local IGF event in Vilnius on May 19, 2010, I on behalf of Cisco and ICC held this presentation. I explains a snapshot of what the state of…

Letter from EU to UN Secretary General

Today the Swedish IT Minister Åsa Torstensson together with the Commissioner Viviane Reding sent a letter to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. I think the letter is extremely well written, but when I twittered about it, some people contacted me and asked what was so special with it?

Let me try to explain…

In […]