"“The word ‘Internet’ was repeated throughout this conference and I believe this is simply a recognition of the current reality — the two worlds of telecommunications and Internet are inextricably linked,” said Hamadoun Touré, secretary general of the International Telecommunication Union.Citing Internet Standoff, U.S. Rejects International Telecommunications Treaty - NYTimes.com
The United States has consistently maintained that the Internet should not have been mentioned in the proposed treaty, which dealt with technical matters like connecting international telephone calls, because doing so could lead to curbs on free speech and replace the existing, bottom-up form of Internet oversight with a government-led model."
Friday, December 14, 2012
Citing Internet Standoff, U.S. Rejects International Telecommunications Treaty - NYTimes.com
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