Skip to comments.Clashes over Internet rules to mark Dubai meeting
Posted on 12/03/2012 9:13:00 AM PST by Mad Dawgg
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The U.N.'s top telecommunications overseer sought Monday to quell worries about greater Internet controls emerging from global talks in Dubai, but any attempts for major Web regulations will likely face stiff opposition from groups led by a high-powered U.S. delegation.
The 11-day conference, seeking to update codes last reviewed when the Web was virtually unknown, highlights the fundamental shift from tightly managed telecommunications networks to the borderless sweep of the Internet.
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Every government on this planet hates the Internet and wants to control and regulate it.
Outside radio communications, it's the only place left where people can get honest opinions and the truth.
I guess we shouldn’t have given them the internet.
Oh well - shut your racist face and go pay your taxes. The censorship board won’t be cheap. :)
It's the only place where one can voice honest opinions and do so anonymously. They don't mind if your mouth paints a target on your back. It's not having any way to shut someone up that frightens the politicos. And it doesn't matter if they're democrats or dictators. Every government fears not being able to have the final word.
The conference is over in Dubai - one of Rush's favorite places.
This is why Reagan got us out of UNESCO.
These people never give up.