Positions are hardening with three months to go before the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) meets in Dubai to possibly re-write a U.N. treaty governing the Internet. Earlier this week the head of the U.S. delegation said his country and its allies must fight proposals to extract carrier transmission fees and censor Web content. According to this report, that was buttressed Thursday when the U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously to tell the Obama administration its position should be to “promote a global Internet free from government control.”
Congress to ITU: Hands off the Internet
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