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Chinese proposal to meter internet traffic

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posted on Dec, 20 2009 @ 06:55 AM
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Chinese proposal to meter internet traffic


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He said that because the BGP protocol is an Internet Engineering Task Force standard and not controlled by the ITU "the involvement of ITU in this specific matter is highly questionable and alarming".

"It indicates a clear intention to introduce higher government control of a critical internet function through what may appear to be a purely technological discussion," he added.
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posted on Dec, 20 2009 @ 06:55 AM
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Not sure I like the sound of this, imagine if they get what they want and install what they need to pull the plug at a whim. Also worrying with the comment from Obama in the states about wanting an off switch there. Would this pave the way for that and other things like taxing the net i wonder.

Scary stuff.

Peace

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