To facilitate inclusive, productive discussions on Internet related public policy issues from a general perspective, while keeping all stakeholders involved. IGF adheres to the generally used UN principle of discouraging ad hominem attacks.
Participants should refrain from singling out individual persons, companies, countries or entities during their interventions and throughout the general discussions and debates in main sessions, workshops and other events at IGF meetings.
Concrete examples can be highlighted in the overall coverage of IG issues as long as it is not done in a blatantly inflammatory or potentially libelous way.
Singling out one entity without broader context could not only discourage further participation of this entity, but endanger inclusive and productive discussion at the IGF.