[LINK] UN's Internet Hijack ...
gdt at gdt.id.au
Tue Jun 19 13:09:22 EST 2012
> Russia and Iran propose new rules to measure Internet traffic
> along national borders and bill the originator of the traffic,
> as with international phone calls. That would result in new
> fees to local governments and less access to traffic from
> U.S. "originating" companies such as Google, Facebook and
> Apple. A similar idea has the support of European
> telecommunications companies, even though the Internet's
> global packet switching makes national tolls an anachronistic
Why is ending the US free ride on international capacity with the
US a bad idea?
Yes the proposal is stupid. But that doesn't mean that all of
the measures within the proposal are.
Glen Turner www.gdt.id.au/~gdt
More information about the Link