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EU wants 'Internet G12' to govern cyberspace

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS - The European Commission wants the US to dissolve all government links with the body that 'governs' the internet, replacing it with an international forum for discussing internet governance and online security.

The rules and decisions on key internet governance issues, such as the creation of top level domains (such as .com and .eu) and managing the internet address system that ensures computers can connect to each other, are currently made by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a private, not-for profit corporation based in California which operates under an agreement with the US Department of Commerce.

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reedr3v's picture

So as China becomes the dominate

world power, we all will benefit from its enlightened supervision of the internet.

It would never occur to these Nazis that if the power shouldn't be centered in one location, it could be freely open so that any feisty competitor could compete in pleasing customers.

ICANN... it's so "Obama".

"Yes We Can' and I bet YES he will give it to the UN... and I bet Al Gore is part of this.

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