U.S. joins global talk on web governance

Apr 22, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT
An ethernet cable is seen at a news conference where it was announced that free Wi-Fi will be provided by Google to the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea on January 8, 2013 in New York City.
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Control and governance over the internet has heated up, and even gotten hostile, in the post-Snowden world. Brazil and Germany are two of the most vocal countries that protest U.S. dominance over web operation. A global summit in Sao Paulo will aim to hash out the future of internet control.

Background:

Keys to the Internet up for grabs at global summit [CNET]

U.S. Aims to Defuse Tension Over Control of Internet [Wall Street Journal]

For More Internet, and More Democracy, Forget NetMundial and ICANN [Huffington Post]

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