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There’s A Huge Plan In The Works To Give The UN Control Of The Internet

from Business Insider

Rob LeverAgence France Presse | Oct. 29, 2012, 8:46 AM

It is expected to be the mother of all cyber diplomatic battles.

When delegates gather in Dubai in December for an obscure UN agency meeting, fighting is expected to be intense over proposals to rewrite global telecom rules to effectively give the United Nations control over the Internet.

Russia, China and other countries back a move to place the Internet under the authority of the International Telecommunications Union, a UN agency that sets technical standards for global phone calls.

U.S. officials say placing the Internet under U.N. control would undermine the freewheeling nature of cyberspace, which promotes open commerce and free expression, and could give a green light for some countries to crack down on dissidents. . .  Read Complete Report

from youtube

UN Internet Control Coming Soon – WCIT 12 – Part 1

Published on Oct 16, 2012

UN Internet Control Coming Soon – WCIT 12

Next Vid will explain everything and where we currently really stand… I am not completely done researching it and I know a lot of people wont watch a long vids so this is a clip for those of you who just want a quick summary…