Monday, July 04, 2005
FREE SPEECH: U.S. asserts worldwide control of Internet "directories"
Associated Press reporter Matt Moore reports from Frankfurt, Germany,
that the U.S. has announced it will retain physical control of the
computers which control Internet addresses -- and hence traffic. The
decision is drawing harsch criticism from other nations. "This seems like
an extension of American security in the aftermath of 9-11,"
said John Strand, a Copenhagen-based technology consultant. "People will ask:
'Do the Americans want to control the Internet?"' Read the full story at: