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As anticipated, several countries pushed to expand the UN's authority to regulate the internet and the US, along with many of its allies, have said they will not sign the updated treaty. Interestingly, the collapse of negotiations began when language was added to the new rules about \"human rights

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December 13, 2012 at 5:12PM
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The ITU hasn't updated its rules since 1988. Thankfully the telecommunications arm of the UN is currently meeting in Dubai to rewrite its hopelessly outdated regulations. The US and Canada quickly sought to place limits on any new rules and keep the international body's focus on telecom operators

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That's right, by the end of 2010, it is estimated that more than 2 billion people -- nearly 30 percent of the world's population -- will be using the internet. According to a report released by the International Telecommunication Union, 2010 alone will see an additional 226 million users log on. Th

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