incrediBILL - 1:57 am on Aug 6, 2012 (gmt 0)
However, the US govt and ICANN not seem to be moving in a wonderful direction either with domain name seizures, claims of wide jurisdiction, and proposed strict (and expensive) verification of domain owners names.
Yes. I think the UN would be a much better place for control of the internet where the dominions of censorship like China and Russia can get their hands on it and other repressive lands and dictatorships can ironically voice their opinions on how it should operated. Good idea. Not. Some of these member countries can't even keep the lights on in their own capital cities but they want to run the internet. Amazing.
My main concern is that the move to the ITU could be made an excuse to impose censorship, abolish anonymity etc.
Maybe when the UN is a self-sustaining entity located on neutral ground of their own, maybe THEN they could revisit a discussion of controlling the internet when they've proven they're a wholly self-sustaining entity.
Baby steps :)