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UN wants control of the internet, and it will probably happen. "Global Internet Regulator"

 
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05/08/2012 02:51 PM
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UN wants control of the internet, and it will probably happen. "Global Internet Regulator"
[link to www.politico.com]

A mounting effort to transform a United Nations agency into a global Internet regulator is threatening to undo decades of policymaking that helped the Internet evolve into the open, global medium we all depend on.

Backed by Russia, China and a handful of other powerful countries, a series of proposals now gathering momentum in the U.N. seeks to dramatically increase the International Telecommunication Union’s authority over the Internet. This U.N.-sponsored group, which was formed in the 19th century as the International Telegraph Union, has authority over key transnational aspects of the radio spectrum and wire-line telephony.

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05/08/2012 03:51 PM
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Re: UN wants control of the internet, and it will probably happen. "Global Internet Regulator"
Firstly, UN headquarter should be moved out from US to a country like Greenland;
We should also limit them and their power to “regulate” things...





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