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Economic Turmoil If UN's Internet Governance Schemes Succeed

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posted on Nov, 15 2005 @ 04:13 PM
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Ok, this is bad news. The UN want's to control the internet and put an end to all these "conspiracy hoaxes", and freedom of speech. Anyone who has the slightest bit of respect towards freedom of speech should oppose this!



Study Predicts Political, Economic Turmoil If UN's Internet Governance Schemes Succeed

As United Nations (UN) officials meet tomorrow in Tunisia to plot strategies for a new worldwide Internet governance structure, an "Issue Brief" from the 350,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) warns that such schemes could choke political freedoms and soak taxpayers.

"After so many conspiracy hoaxes over the years, there is now a serious, ominous effort to replace the efficient and adaptable non-profit entity guiding the Internet with a new UN-sponsored agency," said NTU Government Affairs Manager and Issue Brief author Kristina Rasmussen.

Rasmussen's study traces the push for a government-dominated online environment to the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG), created by the UN in response to detractors of the current, US-based International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). As the author notes, the advertised reasons for this proposal - increasing access and receiving global input -seem to be masking some less noble motives and outcomes ...


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posted on Nov, 16 2005 @ 08:02 AM
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Sorry just found a topic about this on PTS, I don't read what happens there that much.
politics.abovetopsecret.com...



 
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