Friday, 22 June 2012

A Battle for Internet Freedom as UN Meeting Nears (At UN-DESA, about 50 chinese nationals are working night and day in collecting data from UN Member states in databases stored in China)

Secret negotiations involving dozens of countries preparing for a United Nations summit on international telecommunications could lead to changes in a global treaty that would diminish the Internet's role in economic growth and restrict the free flow of information.
The U.S. delegation to the World Conference on International Telecommunications to be held in Dubai in December has vowed to block any proposals from Russia and other countries that they believe threaten the Internet's current governing structure or give tacit approval to online censorship.

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