[Video] The U.N.’s War on the Internet: A Global Web Tax?
A lot of speculation has been floating around about a proposal from the United Nations that could impose a global Internet tax on the world’s largest content providers. Based on leaked documents from the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) that are being made available at WCITleaks.org, the speculation is, in fact, true.
If the U.N. really is attempting to take over the Internet by imposing a global tax, is the U.S. doing enough to stop it from happening?
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PCFIPA: SOPA replacement uses child porn as excuse to spy on 99.7 percent of Americans
‘The SOPA and PIPA bills that went down in flames earlier this year for their unbearable intrusiveness, used content piracy as an excuse to give the government powerful tools with which to censor Internet content. For 2012 the primary author of those bills has switched to a fallback tactic: using child porn as an excuse to create a vast surveillance network from which the government can demand data on every email sent, site visited or link clicked on by all but a fraction of one percent of the U.S. population.’
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