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Google starts public campaign over ITU regulatory conference

Thursday 22 November 2012 | 14:14 CET | News
Google has started an online campaign ahead of the ITU regulatory conference next month, calling on internet users to sign a petition supporting a "free and open" internet. Google said some governments are trying to use the "closed-door" meeting to "increase censorship and regulate the internet". The ITU conference in Dubai will discuss the International Telecommunication Regulations, a multilateral treaty governing international telecommunication issues such as interconnection and interoperability. Each country that is a member of the ITU may send a delegation. Google said governments alone

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