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The telecommunications arm of the United Nations has approved a new video compression format that they say could drastically reduce the amount of bandwidth needed for such files.
The US, UK and Canada have announced today that they will not be signing the ITU’s Internet Treaty in its current form.
At the beginning of the month, ambassadors from the United Nations headed to Dubai for the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT).
An 11-day UN conference opens in Dubai today which will play host to some extensive debates from the world’s leaders as to how to govern the Internet. The goal is to update some rather outdated regulations to ensure each nation has similar access to the Internet.
An upcoming United Nations conference threatens the "free and open internet,” Google warned this week, saying some countries will use the meeting as an opportunity to shift control of the Internet’s technical specifications and domain name system from US-based organizations to international bodies.
International Telecommunications Union (ITU) reported on Thursday that over a third of the world's population is online.
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