Skip to comments.UN Internet agenda tied to George Soros
Posted on 10/27/2011 7:16:26 AM PDT by martosko
Frank La Rue, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression who made summer headlines when he proclaimed Internet access as a basic human right, conducted his research and delivered his conclusions with the support of organizations funded by liberal financier George Soros, The Daily Caller has learned.
La Rues statements on Internet freedom caused alarm among conservatives who believe net neutrality is a vehicle for a government takeover of the Internet.
Soros, a philanthropist known for supporting liberal causes, has articulated his belief in the need for greater U.S. government regulation of the Internet.
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“In an August report to the U.N. General Assembly, La Rue cited the Arab Spring as an example of how people can exercise free speech through the Internet to aid in the overthrow of oppressive regimes.
He also called on governments to ensure freedom of expression EXCEPT in cases of RACISM OR the violation of OTHER international human rights.”
The devil in the details.
Nothing new under the sun.
They were attempting to do this through the UN back in the 70’s with something called the “New World Information Order”.
It fell apart when Ronald Reagan called their bluff and pulled the US out of UNESCO.
George W. Bush rejoined UNESCO in the last decade in exchange for a UN vote threatening “severe consequences” for Saddam Hussein.
How’d that one work out for ya, George?