Internet is not an easy thing to manage or control even for advanced country. The approach is more suitable with decentralization instead of centralization because internet involves different institutions. There are many issues that might relate with internet and to be discussed in internet governance forum. There is an assumption that internet can overpower national principle due to its unlimited power which can influence many sectors and boundaries. Therefore, internet governance is important to balance and manage internet use for good benefits.
Persian IGF is not meant to control internet users between Persian-speaking communities. The forum is expected to contribute in policy-making to create balance effects and power of internet especially in domestic use. The policy made for internet governance is supposed to consider many factors such as freedom to express, cyber-security, as well as intellectual rights. Internet policies are still blur in many countries so Internet Governance Forum is a great move to make differences for making the better version.
Benefits of Persian IGF
Persian IGF has objectives to achieve more balance internet use and control the negative effects within Persian-speaking communities. In the process, it utilizes internet governance experts to assist as well as grows Persian Speaking Community. The forum serves as a base or foundation to strengthen the relationship between Persian speaking communities and others in the world. As the result, this forum is expected to raise the awareness of internet governance related issues that potentially emerge and influence Persian speaking communities including Iran, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan.
The benefits are clear enough to notice if the forum goes well. They include the raise of awareness about the emerge of internet governance policy, improve and grow brand new co-relation with other stakeholders. As the result, this forum will be able to help enhancing the ability of all the members within their means.
The debate of Persian IGF involves important and expert multi-stakeholders. They represent different roles. The forum is beneficial because then there will be significant development and growth to the internet policies which are not only good for the country but for the people within Persian –speaking community in general.
Besides, there was a critical period when many sanctions against Iran might be lifted. Thus, this Persian IGF is considered the right movement to make different change, development and growth of internet use. Therefore, internet will give more benefits positively because they are supported by the right and better policies.