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Internet governance broadly
WGIG is beginning discussion by considering a very comprehensive list of public policy issues as potentially under the scope of the definition of Internet governance.10 The inventory lists 32 separate items, all of which have been raised at some point during discussions and are important ICT policy concerns. However, the focus of the debate has been on enabling equitable and universal participation in policy processes, on topics associated with ICANN and multilingualism, and on ensuring affordable and reliable access to the Internet in a secure and safe environment. Internet pricing and interconnection, spam as well as network and information security, and online content are essential themes that have been frequently raised in WSIS Internet governance discussions to date. Whether the debate is broad or narrow, these issues must be taken into consideration and are consequently discussed in detail in the remainder of this chapter.