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Submission + - Global Internet governance fight looms ( 2

QuietLagoon writes: The global fight among governments over control of the Internet is heating up amid a flurry of documents, the opening of the United Nations' General Assembly (GA) and next week's Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Will the change in Internet governance result in states like China and Russia exerting more control over what is allowed on the Internet? The United States has so far comprehensively outmaneuvered attempts by other governments to seize control of the Internet, helped by the fact that it holds the keys and represents the status quo. But how long will it continue to be able to do so?
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Global Internet governance fight looms

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  • Give each nation their own DNS. Let them control it however they want.

    Build a central, neutral system that connects all the servers together.

    How much do you want to bet the "open" systems would win out?

I've got a bad feeling about this.