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U.S. Moving to Drop Internet From U.N Telecom Conference

New regulations could be another tool of oppressive regimes

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American envoys say they are working with other nations on a proposal to drop all discussions on possible Internet regulations from a U.N. telecommunications conference in Dubai.

The U.S. is leading calls to reject possible new codes on the Net by the International Telecommunications Union, a 193-nation body making its first major oversight revisions in nearly 25 years.

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