UN mulls internet regulation options

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  1. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    thanks Brazil... really!
     
  2. emigre

    emigre Has complex motives

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    I doubt this will amount to anything. If the internet is to be regulated it would be by individual states.
     
  3. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    eh,I just tell you about the news, If it happens, it's because people didn't stand up to fight it.
     
  4. RiderLeangle

    RiderLeangle GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Was there something I was missing in there involving internet or something?...
     
  5. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

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    If they want to do this because they want to take down wikileaks, they effectively want to destroy the idea of free speech on the Internet.


    edit: but this isn't the American congress, anyway. This is the UN.
     
  6. Oveneise

    Oveneise GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Its not just the US thats pissed at WikiLeaks, pretty much every nation out there is infuriated with it. And its more like anarchy than free speech, just saying.
     
  7. Matthew

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    Meh, probably not amount to anything.









    Wikileak FTW
     
  8. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    The UN is useless, I sure they will all agree that something needs to be done about this newfangled internet, and then write a strongly worded letter to the internet.
     
  9. Pliskron

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    Is this the same UN that has Cuba and North Korea on their human rights commission? I think the US and other countries should defund the corrupt rotten to the core UN bureaucracy.
     
  10. chrisrlink

    chrisrlink your friendly neighborhood serial killer

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    yeah the whole world is corrupt
     
  11. GundamXXX

    GundamXXX Ergo Ego

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    Bwhahaha

    Regulate the internet!

    Thats like trying to say "We are going to regulate outer space! ph33r us!"

    Seriously if they do this riots will evolve and I will be on the frontline.
    Clear laws on policing the internet? How are you going to achieve that? Who are you going to sue in case of pirating? The user or the provider? In both cases it will be impossible because a server might be in a country that doesnt care and the user might be in a country that has different laws

    This will not happen, if it does.....lets end this here in case CIA is watching us ;x
     
  12. GundamXXX

    GundamXXX Ergo Ego

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    Anarchy is caused by those who cannot accept something. I can accept Wikileaks thus its freedom of speech. The US (and loads of other nations) cant accept Wikileaks as something right thus for them its anarchy. Its all relevant to the eye of the beholder, hence you can never have a clear judgement on anything.

    I for one think the Right to bear arms is terrorism, people use it to strike fear into people. Idiots (from my perspective they are idiots) think its constitutional....
    In the end I think we as people have to stand up against the morons who run our countries.
    I know one thing, when I am able to I will definatly go into politics going against old men and their idiotic ways.
     
  13. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    How is it more like anarchy than free speech? Free speech is the right to tell the truth free from persecution or prosecution.
     
  14. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

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    Pretty soon we won't have any rights any more, they are constantly stripped from us day by day. Thankfully from I heard on the radio on my way to work the U.S. is not in on this one,yet.
     
  15. diando

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    How will pirates earn a living now. The internet after paying the ISP should always be free.
     
  16. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    Couldn't agree more. What's even scarier are those that defend the stripping of peoples rights under various guises and confusing what other rights actually are. [​IMG] America has it's own persecution of Wikileaks going on though so they don't really need this effort.