Skip to comments.China charges U.S. monopolizes the Internet, seeks global control
Posted on 03/02/2005 10:54:32 AM PST by Spackidagoosh
China charges U.S. monopolizes the Internet, seeks global control
Special to World Tribune.com EAST-ASIA-INTEL.COM Wednesday, March 2, 2005 China's ambassador to the United Nations last week called for international controls on the Internet.
Chinese Ambassador Sha Zukang told a UN conference that controls should be multilateral, transparent and democratic, with the full involvement of governments, the private sector, civil society and international organizations.
"It should ensure an equitable distribution of resources, facilitate access for all and ensure a stable and secure functioning," he said at the conference on Internet governance.
Sha said China opposes the "monopolization" of the Internet by one state, a reference to the Untied States, which ultimately controls the digital medium.
"It is of crucial importance to conduct research on establishing a multilateral governance mechanism that is more rational and just and more conducive to the Internet development in a direction of stable, secure and responsible functioning and more conducive to the continuous technological innovation," he said. China's communist government fears the Internet would dilute Beijing's control over its population, as information passes unfiltered throughout the country and outside of strict government censorship.
China strictly prohibits any public criticism of the ruling communist party and closely monitors and censors Internet usage. Periodically, Chinese security forces raid Internet cafes and arrest people who violate Chinese rules.
Sha said China has 94 million Internet users out of a worldwide total of about 810 million.
Build your own and you can control it. This one is ours so go to hell.
The UN can have the Internet when they unglue my dead finger off my mouse.
Boy Algore's gonna be mad about this!
That must be so boring monitering and censoring every thought and word people put on the Internet, shhesh- I'd rather watch paint dry!
Go cry in your won ton China. Bunch of self-centered whiners. Oops, I meant China, not the Liberals. Oh wait, I did mean the liberals. Oh never mind.
Exactly. The american tax payer paid for it so we can do what we want with it.
Of course we monopolize it. One of our favorite Senators invented it. Go invent your own if you want one...besides, Chinese food isn't all that great, so THERE!
Agreed. The fact that we let anyone else but the US on the 'net is simply pragmatic courtesy, not because we must.
Bwahahaha....this is hilarious. They just don't get it. Some may seek to control the internet, but at this point it is out of their reach. I feel sorry for them if they ever try....hackers of the world, UNITE!!!
Excluding Hong Kong and Beijing's claim to Taiwan, that 94 million figure seems inflated.
Surely the overwhelming American control of the Internet is seen by the apparent prevalence of radical Islamist websites.
Build your own damn network.
Aren't they the ones to push i.p. v6, effectively isolating themselves from the current internet? If I'm not mistaken, I
believe they monitor all incoming traffic anyhow. Wouldn't want to plant any of those freedom and democracy ideas now.
They can take their globalist garbage and stuff it up the yinyang..
"The Great Firewall Of China" will nver work.
Yeah, I wanna million bucks, too, but I don't see anyone lining up to give it to me.
Well said sir! Especially the got to hell part!
It's our planet, and we'll run it as we darn well please.
Note to China....
We invented it
We own it
Eat a panda turd.
"Rit shoo shensure r ekritabul distrahboochun r resore res," he said at the conference on Internet governance.
One world is not enough for all of us, gonk.
Go PLC yourself.
"The Great Firewall Of China"
LOL, good one!!!!!
Panama sold us the land too, if I'm not mistaken...
It's just like the Panama Canal. We built it, we developed it, we should have kept it. <<
Yep, we can thank ole' Jimmy Carter for that one. I wonder which Democrat is going to try and cave in to China.
I would guess that when the Red Chinese Zot Patrol zots you, you stay zotted.
And your family pays for the lightning bolt!
"Heck, they've already stolen the software that they need."
Ain't that the truth!
We invented it, suckas!
Maybe China should consider becoming a democracy before seeking to make the Internet more democratic. At that point, China's input might actually be helpful.
One thing really eludes me, and that is, how CAN the internet be controlled by ANYONE? I mean, servers and routers and optic fibre networks exist around the world, right? Or do all of these get plugged into some "internet centre" in America, and branch out from there?
"It's just like the Panama Canal. We built it, we developed it, we should have kept it. Yep, we can thank ole' Jimmy Carter for that one."
Communist goals from 1963 Congressional Record:
44. Internationalize the Panama Canal.
Jimmuh is a useful idiot.
Maybe the Hildebeast will SELL it to them(the Chinese), like she and Bubba did everything else while in the White House..
Without nary a snort or guffaw from republicans either the Clintoons sold or let the Chinese steal much technolgical info while there.. Remember those Laptops and the chinese agent they "embedded" in White Sands... They didn't even get "Camp Cupcake" over this like Marsha did.. I prefer a gallows being set up on the White House lawn.. The hangings could go on for weeks.. just hanging the most heinous offenders..
What would the republicans do about it.?.
Probably nothin... as usual, except whine, meekly...
If Algore's not busy, he can build one for the Red Chinese.
Damned right on that, ER. We're gonna regret it bigtime, and have to fight another war to re-take it from the ChiComs and marxist filth in south america, who've taken it over.
Only if someone is putting up big bucks for a kidney.
RE: with the full involvement of governments
That's interesting, currently, the internet is managed by the private world. Now, gee, why would Communsts want more government involvement? (purely rhetorical question ... )
so the chinese goverment wants goverments of the world to equally disperse email spam and porn???
Someone should start a firm that prints "Not Made in China" labels. That way, things get to be a lot simpler for all of us, if these labels are used on products. Downside for the moment is, the person who prints out these labels will make a lot of money...
...that's because 90% of everything I want is now MADE IN CHINA!!!
Sooner or later, the internet will bring China's thug government, and they see the handwriting on the wall.
Quote: Now, gee, why would Communsts want more government involvement? (purely rhetorical question ... )
Gee, How dare you bring up this line? Don't you know they are heading toward having a capitalistic society and a huge middle class that will buy so much from us that the defecit will be turned on them???
"China strictly prohibits any public criticism of the ruling communist party and closely monitors and censors Internet usage."
Message to the Chinese government via the FREE internet:
The Chinese style of government SUCKS! LOL