Debate of the hour: Censored Internet or the Uncensored one

The ITU meet a few days back in Dubai and there was the ITU wanted to revisit the 24year old agreement.An agreement to update 24-year-old United Nations telecommunications rules was approved against the opposition of countries including the U.S. and the U.K., whose officials walked out on the talks on concerns about Internet regulation and censorship.

The new pact includes measures that would give countries a right to access international telecommunications services and the ability to block spam, which delegations declining to sign the amended text argued would pave the way for government censorship and control over the Web.

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