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Keen On… WCIT: Is This The End Of The Internet? [TCTV]

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http://techcrunch.com – Today, the dark day Syria shut down its Internet, web freedom should be at the very forefront of all of our minds. Next Monday, several hundred government ministers and tech-bureaucrats from around the world will descend on Dubai for a meeting of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a United Nations agency “committed to connecting the world”. This meeting, known as the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), will be focused on redrafting a 1988 treaty that actually governs the ITU. Cutting through all the bureaucratic bullshit, WCIT is a meeting t (IT news)