Assault on State Censorship at the IGF by Milton Mueller

Posted in: Governance at 03/11/2006 13:31

Assault on State Censorship at the IGF by Milton Mueller
Knee-jerk UN haters in the US are fond of pointing horrified fingers at the presence of China, Syria and other authoritarian states whenever global governance is mentioned. See for example Declan McCullough's slanted piece in CNET. They might be surprised to learn that the UN Internet Governance Forum has opened the opportunity for a major assault on Internet blocking and filtering, and put repressive governments on the defensive by heightening awareness of the practice and pressuring them to justify it or change it.
http://www.circleid.com/posts/assault_on_state_censorship_at_the_igf/

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