“Next week the ITU holds a negotiating conference in Dubai, and past months have brought many leaks of proposals for a new treaty. U.S. congressional resolutions and much of the commentary, including in this column, have focused on proposals by authoritarian governments to censor the Internet. Just as objectionable are proposals that ignore how the Internet works, threatening its smooth and open operations,” reports the Wall Street Journal.
Of the nations in the UN, the vast majority are thugocracies of of one sort or another. Yet we continue to support this farce rather than forcing reforms.
Time to sink Turtle Bay.