The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by EncryptedBytes, Feb 21, 2012.

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  1. EncryptedBytes

    EncryptedBytes Registered Member


  2. Nebulus

    Nebulus Registered Member

    The article is extremely biased, which can be seen from the first paragraph (the mentioning of China, Russia and Putin). It is 99% propaganda and 1% information. :thumbd:
  3. Daveski17

    Daveski17 Registered Member

    Yes, I tend to agree. It's a bit right-wing utilitarian FUD if you ask me. o_O
  4. Pinga

    Pinga Registered Member

    The twisted use of the word 'foreign' in such pieces never ceases to amuse me. But hey - Langley, Virginia :D
  5. Baserk

    Baserk Registered Member

    '...Modernization and reform can be constructive, but not if the end result is a new global bureaucracy that departs from the multi-stakeholder model.
    ...a partial list of proposals that could be codified into international law next December at a conference in Dubai is chilling:
    • Establish for the first time ITU dominion over important functions of multi-stakeholder Internet governance entities such as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the nonprofit entity that coordinates the .com and .org Web addresses of the world...

    Heh, having a former multi-stakeholder model representative NCSC/DHS top-dog at the ICANN and the multi-stakeholder model organization US Department of Commerce having their own little root-zone file there, are probably prime examples of the global multi-stakeholder model, favoured in the article? :p
  6. addi6584

    addi6584 Registered Member

    umm ever been to china?
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