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    U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet

    U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet | The Weekly Standard

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    Next week the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union will meet in Dubai to figure out how to control the Internet. Representatives from 193 nations will attend the nearly two week long meeting, according to news reports.


    "Next week the ITU holds a negotiating conference in Dubai, and past months have brought many leaks of proposals for a new treaty. U.S. congressional resolutions and much of the commentary, including in this column, have focused on proposals by authoritarian governments to censor the Internet. Just as objectionable are proposals that ignore how the Internet works, threatening its smooth and open operations," reports the Wall Street Journal.

    "Having the Internet rewired by bureaucrats would be like handing a Stradivarius to a gorilla. The Internet is made up of 40,000 networks that interconnect among 425,000 global routes, cheaply and efficiently delivering messages and other digital content among more than two billion people around the world, with some 500,000 new users a day.
    The US should never relinquish control of the Internet. The Internet has flourished on US leadership, and it's not worth the chance of screwing it up. This is way too important to let the UN just willy-nilly take over.
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    But the UN has ended war, famine, human rights violations, fixed the climate and they certainly know how to run many other things as well.
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    Re: U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    But the UN has ended war, famine, human rights violations, fixed the climate and they certainly know how to run many other things as well.
    What are you joking?
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    Re: U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    But the UN has ended war, famine, human rights violations, fixed the climate and they certainly know how to run many other things as well.
    & they have blue hats that they give to soldiers.

    People forget that.

    Blue hat makers have feelings too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    What are you joking?
    Of course. The UN simply expels wind, and has no power at all, it relies on the "good faith" of its member nations.
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    Re: U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet

    So do any of you have any comment on any particular proposal or is this just a general "UN IS BAD" rant?
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    Re: U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    U.N. to Seek Control of the Internet | The Weekly Standard

    European Parliament warns against UN internet control | Technology


    The US should never relinquish control of the Internet. The Internet has flourished on US leadership, and it's not worth the chance of screwing it up. This is way too important to let the UN just willy-nilly take over.
    Sorry, American, but this idea is horse-hokey.

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    The UN is controlled by Alien Marxist, Communist, Fascist, Socalist fairies from the planet NOpe
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfman24 View Post
    The UN is controlled by Alien Marxist, Communist, Fascist, Socalist fairies from the planet NOpe
    I, for one, welcome our interdimensional shapeshifting lizard overlords.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    I, for one, welcome our interdimensional shapeshifting lizard overlords.
    Yes they appear almost lifelike don't they. I have trouble with the dialect though. To much slurping
    "Those who do not learn from history and condemned to relive it".

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