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UN Agency Opens International Email Traffic To Government Scrutinty

Posted by Wyatt Kash on

The International Telecommunications Union sent shock waves across the Internet with an agreement approved last night which would give countries a right to access international telecommunications services including Internet traffic.

While the U.S., Canada, Australia, Norway, Denmark, and other countries refused to go along with the measure, the motion carried in a decision that caught many by surprise and now leaves organizations around the world who provide services that rely on the Internet in a sudden state of limbo.

I was on the phone with a number of businesses that have employees and operations in multiple countries and a satellite communications equipment provider all of whom expressed concern that companies will put projects on hold and take a wait-and-see approach until there are answers to the many questions that the ITU action created!

Read more at AOL Government.

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