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How the ITU is leading the way to the 20th century

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You are likely already aware of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) which opened in Dubai on Monday. This two week conference is where a review of the International Telecommunications Rules established by a 1988 treaty is being conducted by representatives of the 178 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) members who are party to it. The ITU, originally ...

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#1
They are leading us backwards? We are in the 21st century now.
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#2
Originally posted by SomeBozo:
They are leading us backwards? We are in the 21st century now.
That was sarcasm, Sheldon
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 05 Dec 2012 @ 9:37

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#3
WCIT is all about to control the free-Internet we all know today:
http://rt.com/usa/news/un-internet-itu-packet-385/

Even the Internet Co-creator urges action against ITU, a branch of the U.N. attempts to rule the Web (900 regulatory proposals).
http://bgr.com/2012/12/04/vint-cerf-opp...et-regulations/

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#4
I thought it was the 22 century... and as long as information is uncensored and unfiltered I don't care whos the regulatory board is.

Copyright infringement is nothing more than civil disobedience to a bad set of laws. Lets renegotiate them.

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#5
Originally posted by ZippyDSM:
I thought it was the 22 century... and as long as information is uncensored and unfiltered I don't care whos the regulatory board is.
Perhaps if we live to see the year 2101 it will be accurate to consider it the 22nd century (whether A.D. for 'anno domini' or C.E. for "common era"), but not before then.
#6
The only thing I want to come out of these treaty talks is an agreement to designate as a criminal act of felony the intentional purveyance by anyone, individual, business enterprise or state actor, of malware intended for 1) theft of intellectual or financial property or 2) physical or operational damage of industrial and other institutional control systems, with conviction to warrant large financial compensation extracted by and lengthy imprisonment for the perpetrators.

Or would you prefer to have unrestrained proliferation of malware such as Stuxnet, Storm, Flame or Shylock and so many others (all perniciously worse as time passes)?

If so, then you're more likely to be among the miscreants behind that sort of criminal activity who trumpet "Freedom of the Internet!" as a smokescreen, or affiliated with a state actor who wants to retain the ability to conduct clandestine cyberwarfare or industrial espionage with zero oversight or acknowledgment.

Thus all the more valid to have uniform legal code treatment among nations for the actions and activities involved with purveyance of malware. Embedding that principle within an international treaty seems legitimate to me.
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#7
Originally posted by ZippyDSM:
I thought it was the 22 century... and as long as information is uncensored and unfiltered I don't care whos the regulatory board is.
Yes this include censorship, filtration, data retention, pay for sending big files to other countries, etc. or: http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense...otocol_for.html
That is why we are like going back to the 20 century, when the telecommunication companies now want to take over & rule the internet. A "Internet-Police-like" where people have to pay for $$$.

"The ITU is like that creepy guy at the bar trying to get your number"
So for those unbelievers: We already have been experience Internet-blackouts like in Syria where the American Internet prove-tors Companies shootout Syria internet under America Govt. command. This and more is the power that the U.N. is after; even Washington is against 'cos like the song say: "Everybody wants to rule the world"

UPDATE:
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012...+All+content%29
http://readwrite.com/2012/12/07/itu-lea...et-strikes-back
Proposal PDF: http://files.wcitleaks.org/public/Merged%20UAE%20081212.pdf
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 08 Dec 2012 @ 19:57

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#8
UPDATE
ITU confirmed: the "proposals" is now “off the table”
http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/wc...espeed=noscript

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