Congress Demands United Nations Keep Hands Off the Internet

Congress Demands United Nations Keep Hands Off the Internet
The resolution (.pdf) vote by the House, which follows a similar move by the Senate, comes as the World Conference on International Telecommunications opened Monday in Dubai with some 190-plus nations discussing the global internet's future. . . .

Amazon Looks to Make Kindle Fire HD Top Kid Tablet With FreeTime Unlimited - ABC News: "Of course you know about the ongoing tablet war -- the one where Google, Microsoft and every other major tech company are going after Apple's long-ruling iPad. But there's another battle being fought for the best kids' tablet. According to Nielsen, kids between the age of 6 and 12 have one major gift request this holiday season: the iPad. Topping children's wish lists are not only Apple's iPad but its iPad Mini and iPod Touch. The other companies are trying their hardest to get a piece of the kid tablet market. Today Amazon announced an additional feature for its already kid-friendly Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. While it already offers a FreeTime feature, which provides a special child environment and give parents control over usage, it is adding FreeTime Unlimited, a service that provides an all-you-can-eat plan for children's books, movies, apps and games."

House Approves Resolution To Keep Internet Control Out Of UN Hands
Huffington Post
The House on Wednesday unanimously passed a Senate resolution introduced by Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) that calls on the U.S. government to oppose United Nations control of the Internet. The 397-0 vote is meant to send a ...

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US to UN Conference: Hands Off the Internet (blog)
The conference is experiencing tension from the outset between those who support Internet freedom and those who believe that the ITU should be the Internet's global governing body. The event, which hosts 193 countries, marks “the first time [the ITU ...

Chinese Netizens Call for Internet Freedom
New Tang Dynasty Television
Major Internet firms such as Google have launched campaigns to maintain Internet freedom, reaching out to Web users around the world to participate. Chinese netizens have made some striking contributions to online petitions speaking out against the ...

New Tang Dynasty Television

Costa Rica: President Signs Internet Freedom Declaration
Global Voices Online
I am, therefore, happy to add my signature to the Declaration of Internet Freedom, and hope the leaders of the world will join us in preserving and nurturing this openness and freedom upon which a bright future can be built. President Laura Chinchilla ...

Global Voices Online

Internet freedom debate intensifies at UN conference
Internet freedom debate intensifies at UN conference. by Lauren O'Neil Posted: December 5, 2012 8:11 PM Last Updated: December 5, 2012 8:25 PM. Categories: Community, Science & Technology. [View the story "Internet freedom debate intensifies at UN ...

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