Illegal UN internet regulation treaty talks begin in Dubai

from World News Tomorrow

DECEMBER 11, 2012

WORLD NEWS TOMORROW– Government regulators from 193 countries are in Dubai to revise a wide-ranging communications treaty. Google has warned the event threatened the “open internet”, while the EU said the current system worked, adding: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

But the agency said action was needed to ensure investment in infrastructure to help more people access the net. “The brutal truth is that the internet remains largely [the] rich world’s privilege, ” said Dr Hamadoun Toure, secretary-general of the UN’s International Telecommunications Union, ahead of the meeting.  ”ITU wants to change that.” . . . Read Complete Report

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