90 Miles From Tyranny : House approves resolution to keep Internet control out of UN hands

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

House approves resolution to keep Internet control out of UN hands

Statue at United Nations Square


The House on Wednesday unanimously passed a Senate resolution introduced by Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) that calls on the U.S. government to oppose United Nations control of the Internet.
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The 397-0 vote is meant to send a signal to countries meeting at a U.N. conference on telecommunications this week. Participants are meeting to update an international telecom treaty, but critics warn that many countries’ proposals could allow U.N. regulation of the Internet.

2 comments:

  1. Apparently Congress hasn't gone full retard yet...

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  2. We dodged a bullet on the vote for the UN Convention of rights for the disabled. This and the UN Arms Trade Treaty will be even narrower in the best of corcumsta

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