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The plot against the Internet

Posted By admin On December 2, 2012 @ 5:27 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

ELIZA KRIGMAN
Politico [1]
Dec 2, 2012

Bureaucrats from around the world will gather behind closed doors in Dubai next week to plot an end to the Internet as we know it — or so Washington would have you believe.

Hill lawmakers warn that the 120-plus U.S. delegation needs to fend off efforts by China, Russia and developing nations to use a United Nations branch organization to censor or tax the Net. Google is orchestrating an online petition drive, and even Grover Norquist is involved.

The hype is a perfect storm for Matt Drudge: The U.N. will take over the Internet — unless you act fast.

“It was very important for the United States to send a shot across the bow and let countries like China and Russia know that we are onto the games they’re trying to play,” said Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), who led a successful effort to pass a resolution against the interference in August. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) backed a companion measure in the Senate.

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[1] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/the-plot-against-the-internet-84468.html

[2] There’s A Huge Plan In The Works To Give The UN Control Of The Internet: http://www.prisonplanet.com/theres-a-huge-plan-in-the-works-to-give-the-un-control-of-the-internet.html

[3] House to Consider Handing Over Internet Regulation to United Nations: http://www.prisonplanet.com/house-to-consider-handing-over-internet-regulation-to-united-nations.html

[4] U.S. tech companies warn of threat to Internet from foreign governments: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-tech-companies-warn-of-threat-to-internet-from-foreign-governments.html

[5] Senate cybersecurity bill mirrors Russian Internet agenda: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senate-cybersecurity-bill-mirrors-russian-internet-agenda.html

[6] Official: US won’t surrender Internet control to UN agency: http://www.prisonplanet.com/official-us-won%e2%80%99t-surrender-internet-control-to-un-agency.html

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