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U.N. could tax U.S. - based Web sites, leaked docs show
CNET ^ | June 7, 2012 | Declan McCullagh and Larry Downes

Posted on 06/08/2012 6:15:46 PM PDT by Innovative

Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators ... is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.

The documents (No. 1 No. 2) punctuate warnings that the Obama administration and Republican members of Congress raised last week about how secret negotiations at the ITU over an international communications treaty could result in a radical re-engineering of the Internet ecosystem and allow governments to monitor or restrict their citizens' online activities.

The leaked documents were posted by the Web site WCITLeaks...

Robert McDowell, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission who wrote an article (PDF) in the Wall Street Journal in February titled "The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom," appeared to reference the ETNO's proposal for Internet taxes during last week's congressional hearing.

They could also allow "governments to monitor and restrict content or impose economic costs upon international data flows," added Ambassador Philip Verveer, a deputy assistant secretary of state.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.cnet.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bilderberg; globalgovernment; hillary; internet; internettax; nwo; obama; soros; taxes; unitednations
Article has links to other articles and sources.

Read the whole article, definitely worth it, to open your eyes.

1 posted on 06/08/2012 6:15:54 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative
Daniel Webster (1782–1852): "The power to tax is the power to destroy."
2 posted on 06/08/2012 6:20:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Innovative

3 posted on 06/08/2012 6:21:07 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Innovative

No taxation without representation! Any politician who agrees to this is a traitor.


4 posted on 06/08/2012 6:21:30 PM PDT by JMS
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To: Innovative

I find such a thing hard to believe — but all I can say is that we have a lot of lamp posts and a lot of rope. They can tax those things too, but we’ll still buy ‘em and use ‘em.


5 posted on 06/08/2012 6:22:43 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Obama needs more time. After all -- Rome wasn't burned in a day.)
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To: BenLurkin

This country has dealt.with this sort of.problem effectively already once on its history. PARTY LIKE ITS 1773!!!


6 posted on 06/08/2012 6:23:15 PM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: Innovative

UNevitable.


7 posted on 06/08/2012 6:24:32 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: Innovative

I continually hear the sucking sound of our national sovereignty disappearing down the New World Order toilet.


8 posted on 06/08/2012 6:28:31 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Innovative

I don’t think Obama and the rest of the Dems would be stupid enough to endorse this publicly but if they did, they would be finished politically.


9 posted on 06/08/2012 6:33:15 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: Innovative; All

DEFUND socialist collectives, foreign and domestic. This includes UNaccountable bureaucracies and their bureaucrats (more socialism).

“Socialism Is Legal Plunder”

“It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder.”

“Above all, if you wish to be strong, begin by rooting out every particle of socialism that may have crept into your legislation. This will be no light task.”

Quotes - Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850

DEPOPULATE socialists from the body politic. Barack Obama is a socialist.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/302031/obamas-third-party-history-stanley-kurtz#

HOORAY Stanley Kurtz!

More socialists here...

http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=71&sectiontree=2,71

This socialist’s comments (2)...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0BdKkEKTrs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBi2y84l1cQ

C’mon November!

T.E.A.

But wait...here’s more of the damage they have done...

http://www.usdebtclock.org/

live - FREE - republic


10 posted on 06/08/2012 6:49:00 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Signalman

“The ITU’s process has been controversial because so much of it is conducted in secret. That’s drawn unflattering comparisons with the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, an international intellectual property agreement that has generated protests from Internet users across the world. (The Obama administration approved ACTA in 2011, before anyone outside the negotiations had a chance to review it.) “


11 posted on 06/08/2012 6:51:16 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Innovative
US out of the UN
UN out of the US
12 posted on 06/08/2012 7:00:08 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (I can see November from Wisconsin)
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To: Innovative

I say even though the UN and Gen Assy buildings are excellent examples of mid 20th century archirecture, throw the bums out of this VIP lounge for dictators and knock it down. Then sell the site to Donald Trump and let him negotiate with the Mowhaks and the NFL to build a casino and stadium so we can bring the Jets and Giants back to NYC where they belong!


13 posted on 06/08/2012 7:00:44 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Innovative

ONLY if the president (small p) and the congress goes along with it.

-—— which means they just want another avenue of taxation and “there it is”.....


14 posted on 06/08/2012 7:03:35 PM PDT by jongaltsr
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To: EEGator

Thanks for the visual aid. BTTT!


15 posted on 06/08/2012 7:46:34 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Innovative; All

HOORAY Ami Horowitz and Glenn Beck!

http://www.glennbeck.com/2012/06/08/u-n-me-filmmaker-roasts-u-n-and-gets-media-praise/

http://unmemovie.com/


16 posted on 06/08/2012 7:49:42 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Innovative; All

DEFUND socialist collectives, foreign and domestic.

View the trailer...

http://unmemovie.com/

HOORAY Ami!

live - FREE - republic


17 posted on 06/08/2012 7:53:22 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Innovative

Secretary Bolton had a great opportunity to kill the UN but did NOTHING. I am so disgusted with his non work during his tenur that it makes me sad when people say what a great guy he is......A good guy would have cleaned house and got rid of the UN or at least do SOMETHING.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 7:56:57 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Innovative; All

DISMANTLE socialist collectives (UNaccountable bureaucracies)

F-UN

live - FREE - save money - republic


19 posted on 06/08/2012 7:57:17 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: napscoordinator
Secretary Bolton had a great opportunity to kill the UN but did NOTHING. I am so disgusted with his non work during his tenur that it makes me sad when people say what a great guy he is......A good guy would have cleaned house and got rid of the UN or at least do SOMETHING.

EXACTLY! It's like Volcker investigating the Oil-For-Food program of S. Hussein. UNACCOUNTABLE bureaucrats collecting a paycheck.

20 posted on 06/08/2012 8:00:15 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: ClearCase_guy

FoxNews had one of their more liberal commentators reporting on this last night. (sorry I’m not remembering exactly what her name is right now...she’s on regularly)

She was acually raising the red flags on this and trying to get the message out. She also thinks that it’s pretty much a done deal.


21 posted on 06/08/2012 8:22:54 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: ClearCase_guy

FoxNews had one of their more liberal commentators reporting on this last night. (sorry I’m not remembering exactly what her name is right now...she’s on regularly)

She was acually raising the red flags on this and trying to get the message out. She also thinks that it’s pretty much a done deal.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 8:23:14 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Innovative


23 posted on 06/08/2012 8:26:11 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Innovative.


24 posted on 06/08/2012 8:30:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Innovative

...guess we shouldn’t have given them the internet.

Oh well.

Go pay your taxes (which they’ll be raising.) People who hate you need the money. :)


25 posted on 06/08/2012 9:06:22 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: JMS

So many are!

Mitt Romney’s cap and trade carbon tax instituted in 2004 by executive order. California’s AB 32 Arnold’s Law.

So so many.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 11:01:21 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: doc1019
Clinton made this one possible. He gave ICANN to the internationalists and now they have voted to end their 'agreement' with the US to create a virtual United Nations
27 posted on 06/08/2012 11:07:14 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: Innovative
All you suckers who claim western civilization is God's gift to humanity fail to see that two world wars started in Europe, the anti-American UN and world court are promoted by Europe, and political correctness is the brainchild of Europe. Europeans know that they are no longer productive and wish to consume America as they drink the Hemlock. Western civilization has contributed socialism and communism in modern times. The European ancients loved slavery. The Romans butchered other peoples and love degenerate orgies. The Greeks gave us the poetry of homosexuality. Europe was a place to escape.

America was a place to start all over. We were told not to entangle ourselves with foreigners. Yet we do. We get bunghold for out generosity.

28 posted on 06/09/2012 12:03:53 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Innovative
All you suckers who claim western civilization is God's gift to humanity fail to see that two world wars started in Europe, the anti-American UN and world court are promoted by Europe, and political correctness is the brainchild of Europe. Europeans know that they are no longer productive and wish to consume America as they drink the Hemlock. Western civilization has contributed socialism and communism in modern times. The European ancients loved slavery. The Romans butchered other peoples and love degenerate orgies. The Greeks gave us the poetry of homosexuality. Europe was a place to escape.

America was a place to start all over. We were told not to entangle ourselves with foreigners. Yet we do. We get bunghold for out generosity. Europe is a $h!thole along with the third world.

29 posted on 06/09/2012 12:04:55 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
Without the stunning progress made by Western Civilization, most of the world world be as developed as Africa - without anything invented in the last 1,000 years and imported to there.

Go lay down.

30 posted on 06/09/2012 5:25:19 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Innovative
That any President or Congress would surrender US sovereignty to the UN is no less than treason.
31 posted on 06/09/2012 6:21:29 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: NonValueAdded

Supported by who? Both, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are leftists, and neither one would do all of the necessary things and all of the correct things against the UN!


32 posted on 06/09/2012 7:40:33 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: NonValueAdded

“US out of the UN
UN out of the US”

Thank you, this needs to become a major talking point in every national election cycle.


33 posted on 06/09/2012 8:49:43 AM PDT by Fireone (Patriots, not politicians!)
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To: bill1952
Without the stunning progress made by Western Civilization, most of the world world be as developed as Africa - without anything invented in the last 1,000 years and imported to there.

Go lay down.

You are confusing western civilization with American pragmatism.

34 posted on 06/09/2012 1:57:59 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: bill1952
Without the stunning progress made by Western Civilization, most of the world world be as developed as Africa - without anything invented in the last 1,000 years and imported to there.

Go lay down.

You are confusing western civilization with American pragmatism.

35 posted on 06/09/2012 1:58:11 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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