The United Nations and the Internet: It’s Complicated – By Rebecca MacKinnon

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When it comes to the Internet, however, Congress, the White House, technology companies, and civil liberties groups are all on the same page: All agree that the United Nations – a body representing the interests of governments – should not be given control over a globally interconnected network that transcends the geography of nation-states. The Internet is too valuable to be managed by governments alone. Yet there is less agreement over how well the alternative “multistakeholder” model of Internet governance is working – or whether it is really serving all of us as well as it might.

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