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Arabs team with Russia, China to push Internet control

Certain Arab nations have teamed up with Russia and China to attempt to place the World Wide Web under the control of the International Telecommunications Union.

 

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At the World Conference on International Telecommunications currently meeting in Dubai Dec. 3-14, a group of Arab states along with Russia and China proposed that nations strictly control Internet companies, leading many critics, especially in the United States, to charge that the proposal would severely hamper Internet freedom.

 

 

 

nations with totalitarian forms of government, such as Russia and Muslim nations, have also insisted that strict limits be placed on access to information on the Internet. These proposals have gone nowhere, in spite of support from the United Nations. But now the nations that want the restrictions are using a different tactic by pushing to place the entire Internet under the control of an international labor union, the International Telecommunications Union.

 

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com …

 

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