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White House won’t back proposals
to regulate Internet in UN
treaty talks

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Jennifer Martinez

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/11/2012 12:01:39 PM

White House officials warned in a blog post on Tuesday that the United States would not support a United Nations treaty if it gave governments more control over the management of the Internet. Administration officials argued that the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) currently taking place in Dubai "should be about updating a public telecommunications treaty to reflect today´s market-based realities—not a new venue to create regulations on the Internet, private networks, or the data flowing across them." The treaty conference is set to wrap up on Friday and member countries of the U.N. International Telecommunications Union have

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I guess we should be grateful considering what this regime is capable of. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 12/11/2012 12:25:18 PM     (No. 9059710)

We´ll see.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: trackman999, 12/11/2012 12:27:44 PM     (No. 9059717)

This administration would love to regulate the internet, and in time will do so in time. They do not want people having access to any information that they( govt) do not put out.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bugboy, 12/11/2012 2:39:19 PM     (No. 9060024)

But what about guns?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: veritas, 12/11/2012 3:35:25 PM     (No. 9060102)

a. That´s their public position.

b. They want all the control for themselves.

#3: Remember this vital basic Leftist principle: "That´s different!"

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