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  • WCIT-12: the future of the internet could be decided by a conference

    Last week we reported on the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12), hosted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and some of the proposed modifications that they intend to discuss. The negotiations which aim to take a fresh look at an old treaty drawn up before the internet even existed, have started today behind closed doors in Dubai. On the official Google Blog, internet pioneer, Vint Cerf, has voiced his concern and...

  • China’s online anti-government campaigners refuse to back down

    Tough security measures clamping down an online campaign in China have led organisers of the effort to condemn the harsh response of the Chinese state. The so-called "Jasmine rallies” - a reference to the "Jasmine revolution" in Tunisia that sparked unrest across the Arab world - are organised by internet users who say they have support in dozens of Chinese cities. The new statement - posted on Facebook, Twitter and other foreign...