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UK and US refuse to sign ITU Internet treaty

UK and US refuse to sign ITU Internet treaty

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The United States said today that it will not sign an international telecommunications treaty thanks to the inclusion of Internet-related provisions. "It is with a heavy heart and a sense of missed opportunities that the US must communicate that it is not able to sign the agreement in the current form," US Ambassador Terry Kramer told attendees of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT). The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an...



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