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Breaking America's grip on the net
« on: Oct 06, 05, 10:57:08 am CDT »

http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,16376,1585288,00.html

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After troubled negotiations in Geneva, the US may be forced to relinquish control of the internet to a coalition of governments
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There are still dozens of unanswered questions but all the answers are pointing the same way: international governments deciding the internet's future. The internet will never be the same again
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Boy I can hardly wait for this. I wonder how long it will take them to create a UN Tax for putting anything on the web, or using the web?
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Breaking America's grip on the net
« Reply #1 on: Oct 06, 05, 11:24:09 am CDT »

psst.. post news on the main page pleeeze! thanx! :)
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Breaking America's grip on the net
« Reply #2 on: Oct 06, 05, 11:26:48 am CDT »

Most programmers will tell you - the more you change the front end, the more the back end stays the same.  Even if the US makes a show of handing the reigns of the 'Net over to our favorite example of corrupt government it'll still be almost entirely under US control anyway.
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