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U.S. aims to give up control over Internet administration
Washington Post ^ | Friday, March 14, 4:19 PM | By Craig Timberg,

Posted on 03/14/2014 2:45:36 PM PDT by gooblah

U.S. officials announced plans Friday to relinquish federal government control over the administration of the Internet, a move likely to please international critics but alarm many business leaders and others who rely on smooth functioning of the Web.

Pressure to let go of the final vestiges of U.S. authority over the system of Web addresses and domain names that organize the Internet has been building for more than a decade and was supercharged by the backlash to revelations about National Security Agency surveillance last year.

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1 posted on 03/14/2014 2:45:36 PM PDT by gooblah
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To: gooblah

Treason.

Again.


2 posted on 03/14/2014 2:47:01 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: gooblah
What could possibly go wrong ? !
3 posted on 03/14/2014 2:47:30 PM PDT by tomkat (3%+1)
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To: gooblah

Say goodbye to the last frontier of free speech and information - now that the UN/China/Islam will end up controlling the net.


4 posted on 03/14/2014 2:48:23 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: gooblah

I have had it. The US is dead. We have given up out country to the UN.

I am ashamed.


5 posted on 03/14/2014 2:48:43 PM PDT by dforest
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To: gooblah

Now that the NSA have all of their back doors in place....


6 posted on 03/14/2014 2:49:41 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: INVAR

We are a country of cowards. We are over because we have not stood up for what is right.

Makes me ill and you are right. Always have been.


7 posted on 03/14/2014 2:51:57 PM PDT by dforest
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To: gooblah

Stupid.


8 posted on 03/14/2014 2:52:09 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: Nachum

Ping.


9 posted on 03/14/2014 2:54:06 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: ps
.. I survived w/o the 'net prior to 1990, and can likely do so again .. at this point it's about become a spam saturated fustercluck anyway.

(tho FR would be sorely missed)

10 posted on 03/14/2014 2:54:34 PM PDT by tomkat (3%+1)
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To: TADSLOS

Exactly. They aren’t relinquishing anything.


11 posted on 03/14/2014 2:55:00 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: tomkat

Al Gore is either really happy about this, or really pissed.


12 posted on 03/14/2014 2:56:05 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: gooblah

Quick, tell Al!


13 posted on 03/14/2014 2:58:13 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob ("The Pen" has a nice ring to it, kind of like "Graybar Hotel")
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


14 posted on 03/14/2014 2:58:44 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: gooblah
Bad news Friday:

Russian companies withdraw billions from west, say Moscow bankers


15 posted on 03/14/2014 3:13:12 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: gooblah

Our political class has got to be the stupidest collection of people on the planet.


16 posted on 03/14/2014 3:15:49 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: gooblah

All your computers are belong us.


17 posted on 03/14/2014 3:19:25 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: SkyPilot

Until January,2017...That’s how long it will be until the little bastard’s gone.


18 posted on 03/14/2014 3:28:57 PM PDT by Rudder
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To: gooblah

Looks like Algore pledged his invention to the Chi-coms back in the 90s.


19 posted on 03/14/2014 3:49:45 PM PDT by RPTMS (I know you're a nincompoop, and I strongly suspect you of being a scalawag!)
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To: Rudder
"Until January,2017...That’s how long it will be until the little bastard’s gone."

So near yet so far away...the damage this Rat can do in three years is astounding, 2014, is the target, even then the best we can hope for is to slow him down.

20 posted on 03/14/2014 3:51:34 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: gooblah

Because the UN is just so wonderful at handling things!!


21 posted on 03/14/2014 3:55:18 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: gooblah
They have, for 20 years or so, wanted to TAX our Internet to distribute First World wealth to Third World despots.

They want to charge for each e-mail you receive and send.

When this thing comes under international control, the 57 nation Muslim voting bloc will dominate decision making as to what is allowed and what is not. Add to that 57 the various communist and authoritarian dictatorships.

Goodbye, free speech. The First Amendment only extends to the water's edge, folks.

They will tax the 'net, and they will regulate the 'net. Our children will inheir SH1T from us. We failed them.

I am sooo angry.

I'll burn off my anger by tormenting some orcs.

22 posted on 03/14/2014 3:58:14 PM PDT by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: sauron
America is (or was) the BASTION OF FREE SPEECH in the world.

Until we elected a [p]resident that didn't understand, care for, or agree with the traditional role of his own office nor that of America in protecting free speech in this dangerous world.

No, we have a dangerous [p]resident.

He doesn't deserve to have his office personified with a capital letter. He has diminished the office that badly.

The Internet was the salient example of FREE SPEECH in this world; we invented it, and now we're giving it up into the hands of, frankly, our enemies. The enemies of free speech.

God help us all.

23 posted on 03/14/2014 4:03:51 PM PDT by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: BenLurkin

From Newsmax, on a related topic: treason

“Obama has an ideology, he wants to make America very different than it is. He would love to see the American era, which began in 1945, come to an end. He doesn’t want America to be the world’s sole superpower,” D’Souza said.

“Now you can’t remake America in two years or four years, maybe not even in eight years, but you sure can do it in 16 years and that’s sort of Obama’s long-term plan.

“He wants to make a baton hand-off to a hand-picked successor so that his project can be completed, if not by 2016, then shortly thereafter.”

Obama, he believes, is “trying to reduce America’s footprint” globally.

“He’s also a redistributionist not just in America but on the global scale. So he wants to redistribute money within America, yes, but he also wants to redistribute money away from America to the rest of the world and America’s debt is part of a way to do this,” D’Souza said.

“A lot of our debt now is owed to foreigners, so when we accumulate this staggering debt, we’re essentially shoveling dollars away from the United States and toward Kuwaitis and Saudis and Chinese and so on.”

He said some people fear Obama was going to become “something of a new Jesse Jackson, kind of the angry black guy with all kinds of racial reparations and affirmative action.

“Obama wasn’t that. So the whole country heaved a huge sigh of relief and said, ‘all right, this is wonderful, we’re getting an African-American president who’s not going to be, if you will, a partisan for black causes.’

“‘He’ll be the president for the whole country.’ What they didn’t realize is that Obama has an even more radical agenda. Now, it’s not a race-based agenda, but it is an agenda of global redistribution and Obama has been able to get away with it with almost no media scrutiny.”


24 posted on 03/14/2014 4:08:06 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: gooblah

“Global Community.” The left never seems to tire of that phrase, even though, time after time, its becomes all too clear that it’s just another phrase meaning complete and utter failure.

Frankly, I don’t care much if Barry wants to get sodomized on his own time, but I sure do wish that he’d stop doing it to what’s left of the country.


25 posted on 03/14/2014 4:11:08 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Rudder

Assuming he hasn’t suspended elections and had himself declared “President for Life.”


26 posted on 03/14/2014 4:13:22 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: INVAR
Say goodbye to the last frontier of free speech and information

"Need to renew that domain name sir? Please complete this form. One of our investigators will be in touch with you soon after we ensure your site complies with UN Diversity/Sensitivity/Inclusion & 'Hate Speech' mandates."
27 posted on 03/14/2014 4:20:37 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: gooblah

U.S. to relinquish remaining control over the Internet


28 posted on 03/14/2014 4:40:31 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: gooblah

Surrendering control of the DNS (domain name servers) ... [simply exposes online users’ accounts] ... to Islamic-Jihad/Red Chinese/Russian/so-called-”progressives.”


29 posted on 03/14/2014 4:47:45 PM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: combat_boots; caww

Thank you, c.b. That’s it exactly.


30 posted on 03/14/2014 6:14:17 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

I tend to agree with you.

Obama seeks to weaken America.

He is doing this all the time. The PROBLEM is the GOP isn’t fighting for America either.

America doesn’t have any support, in our own government.

Both parties, are weakening America.

Constantly.


31 posted on 03/14/2014 6:17:37 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Only a tiny handful of Rs have principles and courage.

Most are liberals, whores or chcikens***.


32 posted on 03/14/2014 6:21:21 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: BenLurkin; melancholy

....” Loss of US control over the internet...the final vestiges of U.S. authority”....

Next...’the dollar’...all to set the stage for world governance..

O8’ was the kickoff in full view of the audiance when the monetary theft occured which rolled the world banks and markets.....so much revenue moving across the ocean it wasn’t funny.....With Obama in office , his treasonous wife, just a matter of positioning more creeps into his administration to facilitate it all..and it’s been easy for the powers that be to manipulate it all.

I’m just sick...they have precious time left to finish the job and moving at lightening speed....(pen and phone)...and congress can’t move fast enough to stop it....too late.

Once they control the Internet...they control it all...business, industry, banks, institutes, and private citizens. And our young people are primed to accept it as “good” for the “Citizen of the World”.


33 posted on 03/14/2014 6:34:40 PM PDT by caww
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To: mojito

This should make us all shudder....

“In a statement, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John D. ‘Rockefeller’ IV called the move “consistent with other efforts the U.S. and our allies are making to promote a free and open Internet, and to preserve and ‘advance’ the current multi-stakeholder model of ‘global’ Internet ‘governance’”

Whoever controls the Internet...controls the World’s Commerce and peoples lives...and be assured they will do just that.


34 posted on 03/14/2014 6:39:06 PM PDT by caww
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To: tomkat
I lived happily before internet also, can do it again if necessary.

I've always thought there would be another new invention to take the place of the ‘net eventually anyway. Can't imagine what it would be, but I never imagined the internet either. Others will do the inventing, and this “giving up control” might spur them on.

35 posted on 03/14/2014 7:17:24 PM PDT by Cedar
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To: BenLurkin

This is bad, very very bad. Obama is giving up more of our sovereignty than anyone before him. Get ready folks, our Internet may be gone forever, very soon.


36 posted on 03/14/2014 8:19:59 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: gooblah

Who has time for such strategic stuff when we’re trying to feed a bum class that is larger than the worker class?


37 posted on 03/14/2014 8:20:36 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Cedar

Good ole amateur radio can carry digital stuff too.


38 posted on 03/14/2014 8:21:22 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: caww

I think the desire for bread and circuses will tend to keep the Internet up and running. It is one of those things you don’t stop unless you want riots. Not when half the world wants its fix of Facebook.


39 posted on 03/14/2014 8:22:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: ducttape45; Mad Dawgg

There’s a ping list for that.


40 posted on 03/14/2014 8:31:48 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I was going to mention things like CB radio, etc., but really don’t know much about how it all works. Definitely still a good way to communicate though.


41 posted on 03/14/2014 8:42:53 PM PDT by Cedar
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To: gooblah

Giving it away as if it’s theirs to give.

How cute.

Of course, that will be followed by heavy censorship...


42 posted on 03/14/2014 9:18:40 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yeah and that’s probably all you’ll get, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. heavily censored of course.


43 posted on 03/14/2014 9:22:37 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: ducttape45
This is bad, very very bad. Obama is giving up more of our sovereignty than anyone before him...

All going according to plan.

44 posted on 03/14/2014 9:32:01 PM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: gooblah

2009

Globalist kingpin Henry Kissinger has stated that the main task of Barack Obama will be to create a New World Order, suggesting that the chaos unfolding ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SISUIhprOa8


45 posted on 03/14/2014 9:53:31 PM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: tomkat

> What could possibly go wrong ? !

“All in favor of cutting Israel off from the Internet, say ‘aye.’”

“ALLAHU AKBAR!”

“Close enough.”


46 posted on 03/14/2014 9:53:55 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: ducttape45; mitch5501; Rocky; Pajamajan; Mad Dawgg; hoosiermama; SE Mom; null and void; ...
"Get ready folks, our Internet may be gone forever, very soon."

To all "TIIWPL" Members, "Houston we may have a problem.

For when the INTERNET goes down and quits working completely (Sorta like Congress only funner)

I've created a FRee Republic Emergency Ping list (as suggested by mitch5501 ) called:

The "The INTERNET isn't working!" ping list.

"So let it be written. So let it be done."

47 posted on 03/14/2014 10:19:53 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Mad Dawgg

MD...this is the first ping I have gotten from you.

Now I’m getting worried. Could be with good cause.


48 posted on 03/14/2014 10:44:35 PM PDT by berdie
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To: RPTMS

So...tough choice:

Obama or China/Russia/North Korea(?)

Toss a coin....


49 posted on 03/14/2014 11:19:50 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: gooblah

U.S. officials announced plans Friday to relinquish federal government control over the administration of the Internet>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Yep. Give away US excellence, beause the NSA is not allowed to violate it.Free speech and freedom of information is about to take a huge devolution.The Chinese model will dominate, which is what Obama and the left want. Snowdon has made them into these vile animals who abhor freedom.


50 posted on 03/14/2014 11:53:22 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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