By Carl Franzen – The International Telecommunications Union, the official United Nations telecommunications agency on Friday (July 13) announced that it would soon be making public a document that could determine the future of the Internet, a document that had previously been restricted only to government officials and selected paying members.
“What would make the WCIT process truly transparent is release of all country proposals as they are provided to the ITU,” Rashmi Rangnath, an attorney from Public Knowledge said. “This would allow everyone to see how the process of negotiation is evolving and respond to proposals that are most current.” more> http://tinyurl.com/86eovqk
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