Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Censorship and the Internet: The debate intensifies in Tunis

On the line: the Internet’s future

Daniel Howden, The Independent, November 16th

Over the next three days a United Nations summit, in the unlikely setting of Tunisia, will attempt to thrash out the future of the internet.

More than 40 world leaders, including Kofi Annan, the UN secretary general, are set to attend, and the ownership of the World Wide Web itself is at stake. What the delegates won't discuss is the creeping spectre of censorship. Tunisia chided over web censorship

Victoria Shannon, International Herald Tribune, November 16th