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UN mulls internet regulation options
it News ^ | 12/17/2010 | John Hilvert

Posted on 12/17/2010 8:03:00 AM PST by FromLori

WikiLeaks sparks push for tighter controls.

The United Nations is considering whether to set up an inter-governmental working group to harmonise global efforts by policy makers to regulate the internet.

Establishment of such a group has the backing of several countries, spearheaded by Brazil.

At a meeting in New York on Wednesday, representatives from Brazil called for an international body made up of Government representatives that would to attempt to create global standards for policing the internet - specifically in reaction to challenges such as WikiLeaks.

(Excerpt) Read more at itnews.com.au ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: brazil; globalism; internet; reichstagfire; un; unfailures; unscandals; usoutofun
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These unelected busy body's need to keep their noses out of our Internet!
1 posted on 12/17/2010 8:03:03 AM PST by FromLori
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To: FromLori

how many other history buffs can connect the dots to trouble for America with the establishment of the UN


2 posted on 12/17/2010 8:05:34 AM PST by SF_Redux (the scarier part about all these Marxists is, that a few of them can breed .. with the opposite sex)
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To: SF_Redux

Woodrow Wilson came before the UN.


3 posted on 12/17/2010 8:07:26 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: FromLori
WikiLeaks sparks push for tighter controls.

Reichstag fire.
4 posted on 12/17/2010 8:08:06 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: FromLori
Assange and his moronic acolytes & admirers, like the grotesque Michael Moore, are bringing this down on the internet.

Of course essentially being statists themselves they probably approve of tighter controls.

5 posted on 12/17/2010 8:08:13 AM PST by skeeter
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To: MetaThought
Woodrow Wilson came before the UN.

A groundbreaking Presidential busybody.

6 posted on 12/17/2010 8:08:35 AM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: cripplecreek
Reichstag fire.

My first thought.

7 posted on 12/17/2010 8:11:06 AM PST by snowtigger (.)
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To: FromLori

They want to stop WikiLeaks before Assange releases something that could take down the UN.


8 posted on 12/17/2010 8:12:02 AM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: FromLori
...spearheaded by Brazil.

Soros has large holidngs down there, IIRC. I smell another uberGlobalSocialist's fingers in this.

If we can't make people aware of what the New World Order (or you can use whatever name you want for the transnational Global Socialist elite) is up to, we can't fight them.

9 posted on 12/17/2010 8:12:29 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: skeeter

This is all by design. Keep watching TV including Al Waleed’s Fox because TV keeps the kenyan usuper in power.


10 posted on 12/17/2010 8:15:26 AM PST by Frantzie
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To: skeeter

Don’t blame Assange for this (leaks, yes, this, no). The ‘Rats have been wanting to shut down free speech on the internet for a long time before anyone ever heard the name “Assange.”


11 posted on 12/17/2010 8:16:09 AM PST by MizSterious ("Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -JFK)
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To: snowtigger

Its easy to run all the way one way or the other on this but a couple od simple facts remain. Anarchist scumbag Assange couldn’t have published what he didn’t have.

Going after completely misses the real problem which is our own lax security.


12 posted on 12/17/2010 8:20:21 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MizSterious

Eggs ackley. The scum at the heart of this enterprise worhsips the ‘amazing revolution of hugo chavez’ and his control of media in helping him achieve his revolution. Barry the Bastard has a flock of commie-loving progressive scum he has chosen as his advisers and czars. He said he was five days away from fundamentally transforming America, and by the devil he serves he’s doing just that. He hates the Republic and is as anti-American as he can get away with because his supporters in the voting public are either too stupid to see what he is or don’t care what he is or what he destroys so long as he keeps sending them cash from his stash. ... This will not end well.


13 posted on 12/17/2010 8:21:59 AM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: cripplecreek

Nuts.. you beat me to the Reichstag fire reference... ‘)


14 posted on 12/17/2010 8:22:45 AM PST by Elwood P. Doud (America, you voted for a negro socialist with an Islamic name - so why act surprised?)
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To: cripplecreek
Oh, there's more to it than that. The sexual degenerate who was encouraged to become part of an honorable force so long as he maintained the grand lie that he was not what he is—a sexual degenerate— degrades the force and makes room for the moral rot at the heart of traitors like the little thief of state secrets. And the democrap party wants these degenerates to be normalized as authorized to serve and increase their numbers in the force without restraining their degeneracy. We have reaped what was sown with the original DADT degradation of Integrity in the military.
15 posted on 12/17/2010 8:26:51 AM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: MizSterious
Obviously - no one would disagree the statist have wanted this for years.

But Wikileaks provides them the impetus. The public would NEVER buy it otherwise.

16 posted on 12/17/2010 8:27:54 AM PST by skeeter
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To: FromLori
WikiLeaks sparks push for tighter controls.

Once again, the PTB are manufacturing a crises, so they can come in and save us all from what they've created. The Socialists use this trick every time.

Let's just swallow the wikileaks pill and get it over with. Release it all and let us deal with it. At least we'd still be free.

17 posted on 12/17/2010 8:30:26 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: concerned about politics

Manufactured crisis, community organizing, and apathy are what brought the 3rd reich to power.


18 posted on 12/17/2010 8:32:12 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek
Manufactured crisis, community organizing, and apathy are what brought the 3rd reich to power.

And it was a "politically correct" homo in the military that opened the door this time. If we're going to keep dancing with the devil - we're going to keep getting burnt.

19 posted on 12/17/2010 8:36:49 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: concerned about politics

That single soldier wasn’t the sole leak.


20 posted on 12/17/2010 8:40:06 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MetaThought
Woodrow Wilson came before the UN.

And so did the League of Nations.
21 posted on 12/17/2010 8:40:41 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: FromLori

And now we know the REAL purpose of wikileaks - to further infringe on the first amendment.

The government needs to be reminded - they don’t get to pick and choose who is considered the press - we are ALL the press, and we are ALL protected by the first amendment of the United States Constitution.

The left hates that people with whom they don’t agree are as free to speak as they are, and they will try anything that they can to silence dissent. Regulating the internet is a means to that end. Nothing more, nothing less.


22 posted on 12/17/2010 8:44:10 AM PST by meyer (Hey Obama - It's the end of the world as you know it.... ..... and I feel fine!)
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To: FromLori

Here come the control freaks. They hate the Internet because it prevents them from totally raping the people. Rats and cock roaches always hate it when the light is shined on them.


23 posted on 12/17/2010 8:45:51 AM PST by Sprite518
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To: All
Interesting question -

The WikiLeaks cables were basically just a violation of the US Secrets Act (I think).

So, should the UN even get into controlling the release of secrets from one country only? Is that even a global crime?

24 posted on 12/17/2010 9:05:23 AM PST by az_gila
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To: cripplecreek; snowtigger; concerned about politics; All
It is the Reichstag fire. I've said it few times now.


You have to remember that the government took control of a number of file trading websites just a few weeks ago.  I believe it was a preemptive move to infuriate the netizens, and it did.  There was raeg in the darker half in the internet and there was much discussion about a counter attack.   I think it was just primer to get the fire started.

also: Bank information…

25 posted on 12/17/2010 9:13:45 AM PST by ResearchMonkey (Holding Conservative Country in California.)
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To: cripplecreek
I work around,(not with) all sorts of secret and super secret stuff.

The people I know that are actually in this stuff are VERY careful about guarding their work.

I don't believe one person could download all the documents he did without raising some red flags.

Electronic devices CAPABLE of recording are forbidden in these areas. Cell phones that take pictures are a violation of the first order. Perhaps he was given some space because no one wanted to be accused of being a homophobe.

26 posted on 12/17/2010 9:48:53 AM PST by snowtigger (.)
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To: snowtigger

I worked for Dawn foods and found their security to be pretty tight due to trade secrecy.

I had to sign a contract with them just to get hired. The contract said I was subject to firing on suspicion of stealing secrets. I had to swipe a card and look into a camera before being buzzed in. Being caught with a camera was grounds for immediate dismissal. Even my vehicle was subject to at will searches.


27 posted on 12/17/2010 10:06:15 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MetaThought

Woodrow Wilson came before the UN.

Yes, but our Congress then steadfastly refused to join his
League of Nations


28 posted on 12/17/2010 10:29:32 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MetaThought

little bit about Woodrow

He had already written about what he believed the world should be like in his “Fourteen Points” The main points in this document were:

1) no more secret treaties
2) countries must seek to reduce their weapons and their armed forces
3) national self-determination should allow people of the same nationality to govern themselves and one nationality should not have the power to govern another
4) all countries should belong to the League of Nations.

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/treaty_of_versailles.htm


29 posted on 12/17/2010 10:40:58 AM PST by SF_Redux (the scarier part about all these Marxists is, that a few of them can breed .. with the opposite sex)
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To: FromLori; The Comedian; Revolting cat!
This picture will be VERBOTTEN if the UN gets control of the internet tubes.


30 posted on 12/17/2010 11:14:46 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: MetaThought

The UN’s predecessor, the League of Nations, was Woodrow Wilson’s baby.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/wilson/portrait/wp_league.html


31 posted on 12/17/2010 11:26:24 AM PST by hattend (The meaning of the 2010 election was rebuke, reject, and repeal. - Sarah Palin)
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To: antiRepublicrat

I’m no Assange fan, but I’m all for anything that could bring down the UN and get them out of here.


32 posted on 12/17/2010 11:29:01 AM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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To: MizSterious

One person’s crisis is another’s opportunity.


33 posted on 12/17/2010 11:30:56 AM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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To: FromLori

34 posted on 12/17/2010 11:34:26 AM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks FromLori. Kumbaya ping:
...to harmonise global efforts by policy makers to regulate the internet. Establishment of such a group has the backing of several countries, spearheaded by Brazil.

35 posted on 12/17/2010 11:45:30 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: SandRat

Screw Brazil, too!


36 posted on 12/17/2010 11:46:55 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (A Jimmy Carter got us a Ronald Reagan......A Barack Obama will get us a Sarah Palin)
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To: FromLori

This has Soros’ signature all over it.


37 posted on 12/17/2010 11:54:04 AM PST by montyspython
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To: FromLori
The internet is pretty much busted anyway. It's following the same pattern as CB radio in the US. From '58 through the 60's CB was pretty cool. Then came the explosion in the 70's and it all went south.

When the net was nerds and geeks it was cool. Anyone remember before graphics when MIT had an ASCII coffee maker you could check on line and Pitt had a coke machine in the basement of the student union (IIRC - I was there but that was long ago) that did the same thing but better IMO.

Then the net exploded and EVERYBODY jumped on. Social networking is one of my personal peeves. Why the ding-dong do I want EVERYONE knowing where I am and what I'm doing?

In any case I'm predicting a coming bust in net usage - at least in the US - similar to what happened to CB.

Hopefully a new net will evolve and the UN and governments will leave it alone.

38 posted on 12/17/2010 12:00:00 PM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts are holding The Constitution together as the Loose Screws of The Left come undone!)
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To: montyspython

39 posted on 12/17/2010 12:08:09 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: FromLori

The day is coming when well connected US politicians in tight races will be heading to the UN to shut down speech they don’t like.


40 posted on 12/17/2010 12:13:51 PM PST by Tzimisce (It's just another day in Obamaland.)
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To: cripplecreek

Yes.


41 posted on 12/17/2010 12:15:55 PM PST by americanophile
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To: SF_Redux

The U(seless) N(itwits) was the brainchild of the communist Stalin-lover FDR.

A major reason we should get out of it ASAP and kick their meddling fannies out of the USA.


42 posted on 12/17/2010 12:17:00 PM PST by Emperor Palpatine (I'm shocked! Shocked to find out that gambling is going on in here!)
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To: SF_Redux

The U(seless) N(itwits) was the brainchild of the communist Stalin-lover FDR.

A major reason we should get out of it ASAP and kick their meddling fannies out of the USA.


43 posted on 12/17/2010 12:17:00 PM PST by Emperor Palpatine (I'm shocked! Shocked to find out that gambling is going on in here!)
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To: FromLori

Ah, another busy day at the League of Nations.


44 posted on 12/17/2010 12:17:16 PM PST by americanophile
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To: FromLori

Republican majority -——> Get the UN the hell out of this country.....


45 posted on 12/17/2010 12:19:26 PM PST by xtinct (The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you..Be Strong Patriots!)
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To: antiRepublicrat

“They want to stop WikiLeaks before Assange releases something that could take down the UN.”

or the banks perhaps?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2644205/posts


46 posted on 12/17/2010 12:31:05 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: TomGuy
Woodrow Wilson came before the UN. And so did the League of Nations.

John D. Rockefeller was there before all of them and he created them all, he just lost the league to the US Senate, so he came back with an even better idea in the UN. The Rockefeller's donated the land the UN Building sits on and his other organization (besides Standard oil/Exxon/Mobile) was the driving force behind all of it: The Council on Foreign Relations. Of course he had considerable help from his lackey the mysterious Colonel Edward Mandell House who was Wilson's literal "Handler" and of course the other elite families like the Morgans (James Pierpont) and others.

47 posted on 12/17/2010 12:37:13 PM PST by ExSoldier (Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil: It has no point.)
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To: FromLori

I live in the US not the UN!!!


48 posted on 12/17/2010 1:53:41 PM PST by tutstar
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To: Frantzie
This is all by design. Keep watching TV including Al Waleed’s Fox because TV keeps the kenyan usuper in power.

Dude, really.

It's getting old. Really old.

You come across as an obsessive-compulsive disorder victim.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

49 posted on 12/17/2010 1:58:17 PM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: SF_Redux

But, Wilson was right on one score. He said that the Treaty of Versailles was a huge mistake that would leave an embittered, vengeful Germany.


50 posted on 12/17/2010 2:09:48 PM PST by Strk321
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