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U.S. to Retain Oversight of Web Traffic


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#1 KoanYorel

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Posted 02 July 2005 - 02:42 AM

"FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - A unilateral decision by the United States to indefinitely retain oversight of the Internet's main traffic-directing computers prompted concerns Friday that the global telecommunications network could eventually splinter."Jul 1, 10:26 PM (ET) By MATT MOORE "This seems like an extension of American security in the aftermath of 9-11," said John Strand, a Denmark-based technology consultant. "People will ask: 'Do the Americans want to control the Internet?'" Washington's decision, announced Thursday, departs from previously stated U.S. policy.
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Posted 02 July 2005 - 11:14 PM

I think this might be good but not for all of the world just the United States. The reason why I say that is because another attack could be forming over some chat room or website and no one knows about. But if the US was watching traffic they might pick it up and stop it from happing.

I know this is :thumbsup: but I like your avatar KoanYorel

Edited by frankie12, 02 July 2005 - 11:15 PM.





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