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U.N.’s ITU pursues Internet control — again — this week

Posted By kurtnimmoadmin On May 13, 2013 @ 9:43 am In Big Brother,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

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zdnet.com
May 13, 2013

The Fifth World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum (“WTPF-13″) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, this week for three days, May 14-16.

As with the bellicose WCIT-12 (the U.N.’s 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications) last December in Dubai and its accompanying protests and dramatic walkout by the U.S. delegation, this Forum will be run by the United Nations notoriously dubious telecommunications arm, the ITU.

WTPF-13 — with its Twitter hashtag #WTPF13 and counter-tag #OpWTF — is ITU’s final preparation for The 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (“PP-14″), ITU’s Fall 2014 plenipotentiary meeting.

In February, outgoing U.S. Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell testified to Congress in a joint U.S. House subcommittee hearing on international Internet governance that U.N.’s ITU Internet plans “must be stopped.

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