Tags: lignet | internet | control | us

LIGNET: US at Risk of Losing Control Over Internet

Friday, 08 Jun 2012 02:29 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Top administration officials joined Vinton Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the Internet, last week in testifying before Congress on the dangers posed by an international effort underway to transfer control of the Internet from the United States to the United Nations. They expressed their fear that an upcoming UN conference in Dubai could be a game-changer with terrible consequences for the independence of the Internet. Their fears are well placed, as the signing of a document in Dubai, even one that doesn't have the support of the United States, could potentially cause big problems for the free flow of information on which the world now depends.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Letters Reveal Left-Wing Activist's Role With Young Hillary

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 15:48 PM

As Hillary Clinton recasts herself as a moderate Democrat, recently uncovered letters between the potential presidential . . .

Immigration Expert: De Blasio's ID Cards Are a Public Safety Hazard

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 14:40 PM

The identification cards being offered to illegal immigrants in New York City by Mayor Bill de Blasio pose a serious pub . . .

Ferguson Police Offered Class on Managing Media: 'Feeding the Animals'

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 14:19 PM

In the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager and riots in Ferguson, Mo., the St. Louis Police County and Municip . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved