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EU telcos defend UN Internet takeover plans

A group of European telcos is defending a controversial proposal to radically alter the architecture of the Web and its governance. But the rhetoric has done little to slow critics.

By Sep. 23, 2012

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European telcoms defend leaked proposal for U.N. Internet tax

Requiring content providers to pay based on usage is an "innovative" change to the way the Internet currently works and will create a more "fair" environment, European telecommunications companies claim.

By Jun. 8, 2012

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European ISPs defend U.N. Internet tax

Meanwhile, reps of Verizon and the U.S. government attack the proposal to give a U.N. agency more control over the Internet, which could include levying fees on content providers.

By Aug. 20, 2012

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U.N. could tax U.S.-based Web sites, leaked docs show

Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators, who want Apple, Google, and other Web companies to pay to deliver content, is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.

By Jun. 7, 2012

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Russia demands broad UN role in Net governance, leak reveals

commentary Leaked document from upcoming treaty negotiations reveals Russia wants transfer of authority over Net to national governments. The U.N.'s increasingly shrill denials are ringing ever more hollow.

By Nov. 16, 2012

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Euro ISPs defend new fees as 'business class' Internet (Q&A)

Head of European network operators association tells CNET that his proposal to a United Nations body is like allowing a pricier "business class" or "premium class" of Internet service.

By Aug. 28, 2012

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The U.N. and the Internet: What to expect, what to fear (FAQ)

The U.S., Canada, and European allies are squaring off against Russia and China at a U.N. Internet summit. At stake: the future of how the Internet will be run.

By Dec. 6, 2012