Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Who Controls the Internet?

An interesting question, which makes you think. Is it the person who created this world wide web the controller or does the government play a role in controlling the Internet.

Here is your answer -

"Earlier this month, 15,000 heads of state, NGO do-gooders, businessmen, techies, and technocrats descended on Tunisia for the United Nations-sponsored World Summit on the Information Society. Delegates discussed the great digital divide separating rich and poor nations and sampled technologies like a $100 crank-powered laptop computer and a solar-powered e-mail terminal. But what hijacked the proceedings was the matter of who should administer the Internet—the United States or the United Nations."

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