Bill Clinton keynote speaker at China Internet Summit – Judi McLeod

From Canada Free Press:

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at September’s 2005 China Internet Summit, organized by China’s leading e-commerce , .com.

Clinton’s address in Hangzhou, China follows closely on the heels of a final report issued by the United Nations Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the UN assume global governance of the .

“Putting the UN in charge of one of the world’s most important technological wonders and economic engines is out of the question,” says Senator Norm Coleman. “This proposal would leave the United States with no more say over the future of the Internet than Cuba or China‚Äìcountries that have little or no commitment to the free flow of information.”

The 2005 China Internet Summit takes place on September 10, 2005.

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