U.N. Readies Attack on Internet while Obama Dithers

Bob BarrTownhall.com

While talk of the United States tumbling over a so-called “fiscal cliff” dominates news cycles in the nation’s capital and other major cities, on the other side of the planet, the United Nations is quietly but relentlessly pressing to take control of the Internet. It is being aided in this illicit endeavor by various totalitarian regimes, and by many smaller states that routinely use their strength in numbers to bash America.

The vehicle chosen by the internationalists for this power grab is the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), one of the many aged bureaucracies that long ago lost any degree of relevance in the modern world. ITU members, including the United States, are meeting in Dubai this week and next to consider the future of the “open Internet.” No good can come of this project, but the American representatives – as befitting the Obama Administration’s penchant for vagueness and conciliation in international affairs – has been less than aggressive in opposing the ITU’s brazen effort to gain control of the Internet. Read More: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2966307/posts