U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

Delegates from Saudi Arabia at today’s summit in Dubai. They opposed efforts by the U.S. and Europe to make the Internet off-limits to summit discussions.
(Credit: ITU)
Delegates to a United Nations summit agreed today that a U.N. body should take a more “active” role in shaping the future of the Internet, a move that had been opposed by the United States and its allies that had warned of greater government control.
The agreement by delegates from the International Telecommunication Union’s 192 member nations, a majority of whom raised their placards in support of the language, took place…

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