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U.S. Says No to UN Control of the Internet

The United States government said no to an international telecommunications treaty over provisions added at the last minute that would broaden the scope of the United Nations to include the Internet. For the U.S. delegation and several Internet companies that attended the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai, the final treaty was a deal-breaker.

Google, Tech Companies Take Action to Preserve Internet at U.N. Treaty Talks

A veritable who's who of Internet and tech companies including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Intel, Cisco, AT&T and Verizon are headed to Dubai next week in an effort to preserve a free and open Internet.