Skip to comments.Putin Wants to Control the Internet and Obama Wants to Let Him
Posted on 05/18/2014 9:50:00 AM PDT by Kaslin
Beginning in the 1960s, shortly after the Russians shocked the world by launching Sputnik, America launched its drive to put a man on the moon. While we were racing towards the moon, we were also developing the Internet. It started out as a military project, but transitioned to academic use and then to public use. By the earlier 1990s, we began to see the Internet that we now know as the worlds largest and most accessible source for information the world's mega-library.
Youve likely heard that the Obama Administration plans to surrender US control of the Internet to some international entity. Russian President Vladimir Putin has made news recently by expanding his control into Crimea and Ukraine and now he has his sights on the Internet. In Crimea and Ukraine, Putin has taken advantage of Obamas projected weakness in foreign policy. Now he is licking his chops as Obama has announced he will give away control of the Internet to international stakeholders.
Just as Putin skillfully played international stakeholders in the Crimea and Ukraine, he is confident that he will be able to angle his way into substantial control over the Internet. Whoever controls Internet domain names and addresses will ultimately control the global Internet. Putin understands this. Clearly, Obama does not. Or if he does, he doesnt seem to care. Once Obama gives away American control of the Internet, the values of free speech and free press will die off.
There is nothing wrong with the Internet that will be improved by inviting an autocratic oligarch like Putin to assert his power over an American invention like the Internet.
Heres the truth Americans invented the Internet. Americans developed and built the Internet. It is American technology that runs and administers the Internet on a global level. The American values of free speech and free press have permeated the Internet and made it an invaluable source of information for Americans and people all over the world. This is why totalitarian governments try and sometimes succeed in shutting down or censuring the Internet within their own borders to stifle dissent and limit opposition.
Putin is one of these types. Within Russia he has imposed strict laws to shut down social networks within Russia and block Russian Internet from the rest of the world. He has asserted strict control over what can be said on all the networks that are under his control. Why would Obama want to give people like Putin more control over our Internet? What problem is he trying to solve?
Putin wants to get his hands on our Internet. Im not surmising this Putin has explicitly said so. He wants to exert the same control he has over Russias Internet over us all. He wants to limit what the American press can say. He wants to limit what you can read and post online. He wants to control the flow of information. He is a former KBG chieftain. He knows how to control things and that is what he lives to do.
Sadly, but not surprisingly, Obama is playing right into Putins hands. This may shed some light on what Obama meant in March 2012 when he asked Dmitry Medvedev to pass along a message to Putin saying that This is my last election. After my election, I will have more flexibility. This is not the sort of flexibility that Americans should support.
It is time for all Americans regardless of political affiliation to stand up and say that we are mad as hell and wont put up with this anymore. We must demand that the Internet remain under American control with American values of free press. We must demand that Congress take action to prevent the President from foolishly continuing down this path. The bottom line is this America invented, created, developed, built and governed the Internet. It must continue do so.
Those who suggest that there is some other model that can work are playing with fire and playing into the hands of control freaks like Putin. Who do you want to bet on American values like free speech or control freaks like Vladimir Putin?
Didn’t AL Gore tell us HE invented the Internet? If so, then he owns it and he can sell it out to enemy IslamoNazis
here’s a question. right now, who would you rather have control of anything, putin or Obama?
“He wants to limit what the American press can say.”
Why? They are good little marching communists already.
Obama=theUNDOCUMENTED Impostor will give away
American freedom with the Internet (what is left),
as the hated, EXEMPT Congress tends their brothels
and banks. Disgusting TREASON.
Vlad will be able to control the net from his ISS. The world has gone so damn crazy that it’s starting to look like a James Bond movie.
Time for President Trayvon and Putin to sit down for a beer summit .... then maybe go shoot some skeet with the guys.
Communists blow up the original Moscow Cathedral (Cathedral of Christ the Savior):
The cathedral as rebuilt under Putin:
The only people I've really read about crying about Putin being too much of a control freak recently was "Pussy Riot" and, frankly, I thought they got off pretty lightly getting sent North to entertain penguins and snow bears for a couple of years. They need to try their little desecration schtick in the biggest mosque in Saudi Arabia and see what happens...
politicians want the internet controlled, they have the managed media to shape the conversations, but currently the internet makes its too easy to find out facts and report them to the non brainwashed types,
for example thousands might show up to protest an illegal harry reid land grab etc,
they need you censored (even self censored) with an internet ID so they know exactly where to send the IRS stormtroopers,
its much easier to allow some vague international oversight committee take the blame for enacting the controls they desire for themselves,
it is evil, and they are evil, and it is coming,
Wait a second...is that Mussolini, heroically painted on the main fresco of a Church?
Oh right...it's almost as if we forgot that Mussolini always did everything he could to associate himself with Christianity, to make himself seen as the heroic embodiment of traditional and Christian values.
To this end, Mussolini financed the buildings of churches all over the world, including this one. Many are still standing and are extensively used. That fresco of Mussolini is still there to this day.
"Once leader, Mussolini had to decide on whether to take on the power of the Roman Catholic Church in Italy or to work with it. He chose the latter. In this way, Italians did not have to have divided loyalties. Therefore, Mussolini worked to get the Roman Catholic Church to accept a Fascist state while he planned to offer the Roman Catholic Church what it wanted.
To gain credibility with the Roman Catholic Church, Mussolini had his children baptised in 1923. In 1926, he had a religious marriage ceremony to his wife Rachele. Their first marriage in 1915 had been a civil ceremony. Mussolini closed down many wine shops and night clubs. He also made swearing in public a crime.
One of the reasons why Mussolini pushed the idea that women should stay at home and look after the family while their husbands worked, was because this was an idea pushed by the Roman Catholic Church. Mussolini voiced his disapproval at the use of contraception - an identical stance to the Roman Catholic Church. Like the Roman Catholic Church, Mussolini also wanted divorce banned in Italy. By doing all of this, Mussolini was trying to bring the Roman Catholic Church onto his side to get its support and give added credibility to his government. However, the relationship was not always harmonious.
...Another part of the treaty was called the Concordat. This made the Roman Catholic faith the state religion - this was a fait accompli anyway. The pope appointed his bishops, though they had to receive the governments blessing. Religion had to be taught in both primary and secondary schools. The Roman Catholic Church was given full control of marriage."
Just replace the world 'Mussolini' with 'Putin', and the phrase 'Roman Catholic' with 'Russian Orthodox', and you can hardly tell the difference. And don't even get me started on Francisco Franco, another notorious dictator.
So basically you’re smearing all Christian leaders as being Mussolini.
Matt Drudge is referring to Putin as the leader of the free world
Pat Buchanan believes (as I do) that God is on Putin's side:
US Govt Russophobia:
The false flag sniper op at Maidan:
Arrest warrant for George Soros:
200 New Christian churches being built in an daround Moscow:
The Cathedral of Christ The Savior:
calls for world leaders to stop the slaughter/persecution of Christians :
The United States is still demographically a Christian nation but you'd never know it from observing our government. All you ever read about our government doing these days is supporting regimes which persecute Christians and Christianity, and then you ask whose side you think God might be on? You think God could ever be on the side of George Soros, Monsanto, and the Obunga state department?? For that matter do you think God would be on the side of "conservatives" who weren't bright enough to see through demoKKKrat/NWO/Soros/US_StateDept propaganda and BS??
All of that is aside from the fact that Putin almost singlehandedly stopped the idiot greentards and Malthusians from shutting down all of the world's economies in 04 with the Russian hacker attack on the East Anglia CU email database which gave rise to "Climategate" (www.climategate.com). Other than for that, all of the idiots comparing Putin with Hitler would likely be rubbing sticks together to make fire.
The rulers of Russia have taken a hard look at the ongoing suicide of the West and determined that Russia is not going to participate. This may in fact be the biggest factor in the tidal wave of propaganda and disinformation which the West is subjected to regarding Russia and Vladimir Putin, and in the policies of our state department. The bankers who run the West hope to prevent the calamity which they are facing by bail-ins and austerity programs and that, combined with the Malthusian and greentard policies of our governments figure to produce a world of major grief for the West over the coming decades.
Those people can ill afford the alternative example of a prosperous and happy version of reality in the BRIC nations for everybody on the planet to see on television and the internet.
No, only oppressive dictators who magically become devout defenders of the faith when it becomes politically convenient. None of these guys were Christian until they needed to portray themselves as traditional, Christian heroes of the nation. In other words, a personality cult tailored for the nation.
No real Christian would have done the things Putin has done, ranging from the killing and torture of opposition journalists to the mass killings in Chechnya. Remember Sergei Magnitsky. Remember Anna Politkovskaya.
I responded to that already. The world is still not black and white. Putin is not heroic because he opposes Obama. Obama is not a good person because he oppose Putin.
Putin has a long list of crimes which he is directly responsible for, none of which would be perpetrated by a real, God-fearing Christian.
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