Wednesday, March 28, 2012

McCaul, Langevin Raise Fears Of UN Internet Regulation

Smith, Josh. "McCaul, Langevin Raise Fears Of UN Internet Regulation." National Journal, March 27, 2012.

From the article: “Will the United Nations try to regulate the Internet? At least two members of Congress think that's a possibility. Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Jim Langevin, D-R.I., introduced a resolution on Tuesday that would urge the United States representative to the U.N. to oppose any plan that could lead to international regulation of the Internet. "Any action taken by the United Nations to attempt to limit Americans' right to free and open Internet content is unacceptable," McCaul said in a statement.The pair cited a September letter from China, Russian, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan stating their plan to introduce a U.N. resolution on Internet governance.” Read more