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Monday December 10, 2012

Deep Divides In Dubai At UN Talks On Internet

If this conference doesn't have the power to make any changes to how the internet operates...why have it?

The Dubai conference, which wraps up later this week, is not empowered to bring about any immediate changes on how the Internet operates. But the U.S. and its backers argue that sanctioning greater government roles in Internet oversight could allow governments that already heavily censor Web traffic, such as China or Iran, to justify more restrictions and monitoring.