Saturday, December 15, 2012

How the UN's 'Game-Changing' Internet Treaty Failed - Megan Garber - The Atlantic

Final paragraphs of a useful recap
"What does this mean for the rest of us?
It means, basically, that we won't see much change in how the Internet is currently run, at least when it comes to international regulations. But the treaty's defeat as a matter of consensus might also have more far-reaching implications for how the world gets together to regulate (or not regulate) the Internet. Closed-door sessions are in some ways at odds with the ideal -- and, for the most part, the reality -- of a free and open Internet. The ITU debacle was, on top of everything else, a reminder of that. "
How the UN's 'Game-Changing' Internet Treaty Failed - Megan Garber - The Atlantic
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