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12.05.12
House passes unanimous resolution to ban UN regulation of the internet
12.05.12

House passes unanimous resolution to ban UN regulation of the internet

In a rare showing of bipartisanship, the House unanimously passed a resolution to ban UN regulatio...

By N. Lee,   12.05.12
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12.05.12
ITU will consider broader powers to regulate internet companies
12.05.12

ITU will consider broader powers to regulate internet companies

The ITU hasn't updated its rules since 1988. Thankfully the telecommunications arm of the UN is cu...

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10.12.12
International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011
10.12.12

International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011

Last year, the UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) told us there were five billion mo...

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10.10.12
ITU roundtable narrows scope of debate around standard-essential patents, doesn't create world peace
10.10.12

ITU roundtable narrows scope of debate around standard-essential patents, doesn't create world peace

The ITU's roundtable discussing the controversy over standard-essential patents has wrapped up its...

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08.25.12
ITU approves NHK's Super Hi-Vision as 8K standard, sets the UHDTV ball rolling very slowly
08.25.12

ITU approves NHK's Super Hi-Vision as 8K standard, sets the UHDTV ball rolling very slowly

We'd heard that the International Telecommunication Union was close to approving Super Hi-Vision a...

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08.22.12
Nikkei: ITU near recommending NHK's Super Hi-Vision as official TV standard
08.22.12

Nikkei: ITU near recommending NHK's Super Hi-Vision as official TV standard

We've seen NHK preparing its Super Hi-Vision 8K video since time immemorial. Wouldn't it be nice i...

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07.06.12
ITU wants to bring smartphone makers to peace talks, hash out patent wars
07.06.12

ITU wants to bring smartphone makers to peace talks, hash out patent wars

The United Nations defines the stereotype of a peace broker, so it's not that far-fetched to hear...

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01.28.11
UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion
01.28.11

UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion

The UN's International Telecommunication Union predicted last fall that the number of internet user...

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10.19.10
Internet to boast more than 2 billion users by year's end
10.19.10

Internet to boast more than 2 billion users by year's end

That's right, by the end of 2010, it is estimated that more than 2 billion people -- nearly 30 perc...

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