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Compilation of articles from the web on the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunications 2012 #WCIT12
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Eubrasil • UIT quer rever quem paga a conta da internet

Eubrasil • UIT quer rever quem paga a conta da internet | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
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Greatest threat to Internet: governments

Greatest threat to Internet: governments | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
When U.S. politicians and businesses tell us that the revision of the International Telecommunication Regulations could lead to a takeover of the Internet or global censorship, I think of Saddam Hussein.
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ID (alias Internet Address) and Surveillance Wars: ICANN v. ITU - When IT Meets Politics

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UN passes resolution: Voila! Internet freedom is secure | IGP Blog

UN passes resolution: Voila! Internet freedom is secure | IGP Blog | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it

People who believe that the ITU had tremendous powers to undo the Internet must also believe that a UN General Assembly resolution can actually promote, protect and secure human rights on the Internet. So we will be looking for a major change of attitude in the press and among all those warning us that WCIT poses one of the gravest threats to the Internet ever.

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ITU Chief Supports Transparency for WCIT

ITU Chief Supports Transparency for WCIT | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
Concerns that the International Telecommunication Union [ITU] could reshape the Internet as we know it during its conference in December struck a chord with the group’s Secretary General Hamadoun...
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Myth vs. Fact: The UN’s International Telecommunication Union

Myth vs. Fact: The UN’s International Telecommunication Union | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
The Better World Campaign (BWC) works to foster a strong, effective relationship between the United States and the United Nations (UN) through outreach, communications, and advocacy.
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WCIT- Background Briefs and FAQs

WCIT- Background Briefs and FAQs | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
RT @miltonmueller: The ITU is distibuting some simplified but useful "background papers" on ITR-related issues http://t.co/fJTyxayR...
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The UN's 'Internet takeover' and the politics of Kumbaya

When it comes to the UN exerting greater control over Internet governance, all of us who follow Internet policy in the U.S. seem to be on the same page: keep the Internet free of UN control. Many...
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The Internet Is Run By Unelected Technocrats, and Congress Wants to Keep It That Way

The Internet Is Run By Unelected Technocrats, and Congress Wants to Keep It That Way | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
The Internet Is Run By Unelected Technocrats, and Congress Wants to Keep It That Way...
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WCITLeaks.org - Bringing transparency to the ITU.

Access to leaked preparatory reports, as well as proposed modifications to the ITRs

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Speech by ITU Secretary-General - Canadian Wireless Telecommunication Association Wireless Antenna Siting Forum : Closing Keynote Speech

You will, I am sure, have seen and read various media articles talking about the UN or the ITU trying to take over the Internet.

Let me say quite plainly and clearly: This is simply ridiculous.

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SAMENA Council submits contribution to ITU on ITRs Treaty revision on behalf of operators in the SAMENA Region | SAMENA

SAMENA Council submits contribution to ITU on ITRs Treaty revision on behalf of operators in the SAMENA Region | SAMENA | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
Middle East business and financial news, directory and current events. AME Info provides constant business and news updates.
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U.N. Telecom Agency Denies Internet Takeover Rumors

U.N. Telecom Agency Denies Internet Takeover Rumors | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
A U.N. agency that has been accused of attempting and/or facilitating a “takeover” of the Internet is pushing back, asserting that its role has always been just to organize international discussion about telecommunications.
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Big New Global Threat to the Internet or Paper Tiger?: the ITU and Global Internet Regulation, Part I

Big New Global Threat to the Internet or Paper Tiger?: the ITU and Global Internet Regulation, Part I | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
Over the past few weeks, a mounting number of commentators in the U.S. have pushed a supposed new threat to an open internet into the spotlight: the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Ac...
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ITU Newslog - WCIT 2012: an opportunity to create an open, innovative and sustainable ICT environment

ITU Newslog - WCIT 2012: an opportunity to create an open, innovative and sustainable ICT environment | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
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Landmark decision by ITU Council on public consultation and open access

Online public platforms will be created to enable multi-stakeholder consultation

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UN seeks to settle patent wars

UN seeks to settle patent wars | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
Smartphone makers are summoned to talks by officials concerned about "rampant patent litigation".
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House Resolution on Internet Freedoms Gets It Right: Focus the Debate on Select Nations­ ­­­— Not the UN

House Resolution on Internet Freedoms Gets It Right: Focus the Debate on Select Nations­ ­­­— Not the UN | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
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Speech by ITU Secretary-General - Council Working Group - WCIT-12 : Opening Remarks

setting the record straight on a number of important issues clarifying the plain facts and the potential benefits we can hope to achieve through the WCIT-12 event.

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Americans stand against UN internet-tax plan

Americans stand against UN internet-tax plan | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it

Can't find any reds, so socialists will have to do

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ITU Tries To Send A Clearer Signal On Global Telecom Talks | Intellectual Property Watch

ITU Tries To Send A Clearer Signal On Global Telecom Talks | Intellectual Property Watch | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
The UN International Telecommunication Union is conducting constructive and potentially lucrative negotiations to update global telecommunications regulations, but the message keeps getting garbled in public fora, ITU officials said.
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Securing the future benefits of technology

Securing the future benefits of technology | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it
International regulations governing ICT need to change to adapt to rapid innovations and counter the threat of cybercrime, says ITU's Hamadoun Touré...
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Speech by ITU Secretary-General - Global Media Briefing on WCIT : Opening Remarks

The ITU Secretary General's presentation to global media on the issues around WCIT12.

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TD 64 for breakfast | IGP Blog

TD 64 for breakfast | IGP Blog | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it

TD 64 FOR BREAKFAST

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Threat analysis of WCIT part 2: Telecommunications vs. Internet | IGP Blog

Threat analysis of WCIT part 2: Telecommunications vs. Internet | IGP Blog | WCIT 12 | Scoop.it

THREAT ANALYSIS OF WCIT PART 2: TELECOMMUNICATIONS VS. INTERNET

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