UN Conference on the Internet

In Dubai, the latest meeting of the U.N.’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has closed. Among other things, delegates from 151 states debated regulation and control of the Internet.

Here is the ITU’s official press release:
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2012/92.aspx

The Economist comments:
http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2012/12/internet-regulation

For CNET News, Declan McCullagh writes:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57559034-38/u.n-summit-implodes-as-u.s-others-spurn-internet-treaty/

McCullagh writes here as well:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57559503-38/u.n-summits-meltdown-ignites-new-internet-cold-war/

For Forbes, Larry Downes writes:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrydownes/2012/12/17/no-one-mourns-the-wcit/

The Globe and Mail editorializes:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/governments-should-not-regulate-the-internet/article6393669/