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The Way We Govern the Internet Is a Model in International Cooperation

Lynn St. Amour | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Lynn St. Amour

As the Internet penetrates and alters every aspect of economic, social and political life, there are more profound and broad non-technical questions that must be addressed, including privacy, security, and neutrality of the Net, to spam, pornography and intellectual property.

U.S. To U.N.: Hands Off Our Internets

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

By Matt Smith and Joseph Menn DUBAI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. and Canadian proposal to protect the Internet from new internation...

Online Freedom of Speech: Still Safe, but for How Much Longer?

Steven Strauss | Posted 02.01.2013 | World
Steven Strauss

Beginning Monday, representatives from 193 countries will meet in the United Arab Emirates -- ranked 112th in the world for press freedom -- to discuss the future of the Internet. Ironically, one discussion topic for is the role of national governments in managing the Internet.

Internet Problems? Call the U.N.

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

In December delegates from China, Russia, Brazil, India and other nations will come together at a conference in Dubai to push to give the U.N.'s International Telecommunication Union more control over Internet operations.

Congress To Look At Future Of Internet Control

Reuters | Jasmin Melvin | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

By Jasmin Melvin WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers will delve on Thursday into an international debate on whether to hand more cont...