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No, The UN Is Not Trying to Control Your Internet

There has been some breathless news coverage recently of a supposed UN Plot to Control the Internet. This is false. Where this idea comes from and why it is wrong.

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US Congress Backs State Department and UN on Preservation of “Multi-Stakeholder” Internet Model

A vote on Capitol Hill today shows that Congress wants the Obama administration to productively engage in forthcoming negotiations at the World Conference on International Telecommunications.

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India’s Own “Great Firewall?”

India’s tradition of free speech may be facing its biggest obstacle yet, following an end-of-year government push to require Internet giants Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Google to filter its users content for “offensive” material.

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