Keeping the Internet UN free

The Heritage Foundation has published an opinion piece on why the should not be put under UN control.

Many of the argments have been made elsewhere, but one notable feature is the highlighting that this is not the first time repressive countries have tried to use the UN to clamp down on freedom of expression. In the 1970s they tried to use UNESCO to create a “new world information order” which would license journalists, create an international code of press ethics, and increase government control over the media.

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