The Economist (subscribers) reports on the upcoming meeting of the Working Group on Internet Governance. There's plenty to criticize about ICANN, the private group that now sets technical standards for the net and is slated to become fully independent from the U.S. government in 2006. But the fact that such good friends of unfettered online expression as China are among those clamoring loudest for some other form of international oversight should, all by itself, be a pretty potent argument against it.
"You had the most right-wing members of the legislature signed on with most left-wing members."
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Want to keep wearing a mask yourself? That's fine. Want to force fully vaccinated people to join you? The science doesn't support that.
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