Jul 14, 2014 · Net neutrality rules have been sold for a decade as a way to keep the Internet “open and free” by keeping Internet service providers (ISPs), such as phone and cable companies, from blocking or

The U.S. government finally handed over control of the world wide web’s “phonebook” to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) after almost 20 years of transition. The Federal Government’s Appropriate Role in Internet Oct 27, 2016 Iran Protests: Government Took Control of the Internet to

Keep the Internet Free from Government Control . About ITI. The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is the premier advocacy and policy organization for the world’s leading innovation companies. ITI navigates the constantly changing relationships between policymakers, companies, and non-governmental organizations, providing creative

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Did the US Just ‘Give Away’ Control of the Internet?

Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554 May 12, 2017 · Government control of the Internet raises many questions about consumer and privacy protection. When the Office of Personnel Management held the personal data of 21.5 million people, it was an easy target for hackers seeking access. The list of government agencies compromised by hackers continues to grow. Government control of the internet would allow the government to determine what content users may access. Any blocking or prohibiting of accessing sites is arguably censorship. Also, since the internet is not a government entity nor essential to the core function of the government, the government has not right to take control of the internet.