Keep UN Out Of Internet Regulation


International Telecommunication Union

International Telecommunication Union
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Larry Seltzer – On Thursday the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on “International Proposals to Regulate the Internet.” The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) plans to take Internet regulation up as one of its tasks at its World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) in Dubai this December.

The ITU is an important agency with a fascinating history. It began as the International Telegraph Union in 1865 through an international treaty to standardize telegraphy. Today it is an agency of the United Nations, the same UN that just named Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe one of its Leaders For Tourism. more> http://tinyurl.com/botxpsy

About these ads

One response to “Keep UN Out Of Internet Regulation

  1. Pingback: House Speaks Out Against Government-Controlled Internet… (“But…”) « CITIZEN.BLOGGER.1984+ GUNNY.G BLOG.EMAIL

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s