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Hooking up

Hooking up | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
GLOBAL internet traffic continues to soar, according to new data from TeleGeography, a research firm (see chart). Over the past five years the amount of active...
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Canadians Use the Internet More Than Any Other Country in the World (and Other Fun Facts) - Techvibes.com

Canadians Use the Internet More Than Any Other Country in the World (and Other Fun Facts) - Techvibes.com | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Canadians rank first in the world when it comes to Internet usage, spending an average of 45 hours per month
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Who Signed The ITU WCIT Treaty... And Who Didn't | Techdirt

Who Signed The ITU WCIT Treaty... And Who Didn't | Techdirt | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
We already noted this morning that the US, a bunch of European countries, and a sprinkling of other nations around the globe have refused to sign the new ITR agreement put together at the ITU's World Conference on International Telecommunications...
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U.S., Canada decline to sign UN telecoms treaty - Technology & Science - CBC News

U.S., Canada decline to sign UN telecoms treaty - Technology & Science - CBC News | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A number of western countries including Canada snubbed a UN telecommunications treaty Thursday after rivals, including Iran and China, won support for provisions interpreted as endorsing greater government control of the internet.
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U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed. Read this article by Declan McCullagh on CNET News.
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Ordinary people must have a say in deciding the future of the web

Ordinary people must have a say in deciding the future of the web | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Against the backdrop of the ITU World Conference of International Telecommunications, David Rogers explains why the existing approach to web governance would benefit from broader participation
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Net governance debate intensifies

Net governance debate intensifies | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A proposal by Russia, China and the UAE to share governance of the net is to be opposed by the US.
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How the United Nations could ruin the Internet

How the United Nations could ruin the Internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
It is again open season on the Internet in Dubai, where the International Telecommunication Union, a United Nations agency ‑ whose mandate includes global communications ‑ is weighing proposals from many of its 193 member nations.
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UN agency and ICANN to work together

Ban says United Nations stands behind goal of an open internet...
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Berners-Lee warns of net threat

Berners-Lee warns of net threat | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the agenda of some delegates at a UN conference could pose a "disruptive threat" to the internet.
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These Are The 61 Countries Most Vulnerable To An Internet Shutdown - Forbes

These Are The 61 Countries Most Vulnerable To An Internet Shutdown - Forbes | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Renesys' map of Internet shutdown risk by country.
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RCI // Highlights // Canadians use Internet more than anyone else in the world

RCI // Highlights // Canadians use Internet more than anyone else in the world | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Canadians average 45 hours per month online (twice the global average), making us the biggest users of the Internet  according to the 2013.ca Factbook released by the Canadian Internet...
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ITU regulation: Canada right to leave UN meeting, says Byron Holland | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post

ITU regulation: Canada right to leave UN meeting, says Byron Holland | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The president and CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority says Canada made “absolutely the right decision” when it walked away from international negotiations that pitted nations in favour of a free and open Internet against states seeking...
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Citing Internet Standoff, U.S. Rejects International Telecommunications Treaty

Citing Internet Standoff, U.S. Rejects International Telecommunications Treaty | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
After weeks of talks that often pitted Western governments against Russia, China and developing countries, the United States announced it would not sign the agreement.
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Canada News Centre - Canada Stands Up for Open, Accessible Internet

Ottawa, December 13, 2012-Over the past two weeks, Canada has been participating in the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai to develop an updated set of international telecommunication regulations.
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Internet Society Expresses Concern over Direction of WCIT | Internet Society

Internet Society Expresses Concern over Direction of WCIT | Internet Society | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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Wicked group-edit

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“WE HAVE not come here to fight.” The numerous statements of Kavous Arasteh, a delegate from Iran, have more than once led to widespread amusement at the World...
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US struggles against opposition at UN Internet conference | ITProPortal.com

US struggles against opposition at UN Internet conference | ITProPortal.com | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
US officials have reiterated that the World Congress on International Telecommunications, currently being held in ...
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Russia 1, United States 0: ITU Members Reject Protection Plan For Internet

Russia 1, United States 0: ITU Members Reject Protection Plan For Internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
An early attempt by the U.S. and Canada to limit governmental control over the Internet has failed.
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Dubia WCIT Conference Splits Developed and Developing Worlds On Internet Control ‹ DomainPulse.com – The Beat on the Domain Name Industry

Dubia WCIT Conference Splits Developed and Developing Worlds On Internet Control ‹ DomainPulse.com – The Beat on the Domain Name Industry | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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ITU Dubai: UN Web conference begins amid Internet censorship criticism | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post

ITU Dubai: UN Web conference begins amid Internet censorship criticism | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
As a 12-day international conference on Internet regulation kicks off in Dubai, critics are warning that the closed-door meeting could lead to censorship and even blocked access to the Web in certain countries...
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