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Keep the Internet Free and Open

Just thought I'd let you all know. Turns out I'm not allowed to add links in the description because I created this account to make this post and don't have any real permissions or anything, so copy/paste and delete the spaces
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This post isn' t funny, but of utmost importance. There is soon
going to be a meeting of the International Telecommunications
Union (a part of the UN), rewriting rules for the Internet. These
rules could affect some to all UN countries, and proposals ranging
from allowing governmentman monitor internet usage, to censor
the Internet, to create an Internet tax, and even to allow the
government to restrict certain people from accessing the Internet
Nothing has been decidedly yet, and it is important that the
public voices its opinion. Either just click on the link on the Googl
homepage or in the description to sign a petition to keep the
Internet by the people and for the people. Last time, when the
SOFA and ACTA bills were going on, Funnyjunk stepped up and
played a role in informing thousands of people about its dangers.
However, I have not yet seen any posts about the upcoming
dangers of a Internet. It may seem like
I' m thumbwhoring, but to assure you that I am not I am deleting
this account immediately after posting this. Please like, favorite,
and repost on other sites like Facebook, Twitter, and any forum
that you can think of. I hope to see this on the front page
tomorrow.
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Submitted: 12/04/2012
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#15 - fattyacid (12/04/2012) [+] (5 replies)
>Implying the UN has any kind of tangible power.
#23 - heartlessrobot ONLINE (12/05/2012) [-]
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User avatar #17 - kinglobster (12/04/2012) [-]
rules of the internet you say? better not change my rule 34!
User avatar #30 - aceofshadows (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Those bastards are going to **** with my internet porn aren't they?
#40 - alucord (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
They can take my freedom,   
They can take my liberties,   
They can take my life,   
   
But I swear if they start messing with my Internet Porn, I'll laugh at them as they burn.
They can take my freedom,
They can take my liberties,
They can take my life,

But I swear if they start messing with my Internet Porn, I'll laugh at them as they burn.
User avatar #44 - theelderscrolls (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Soooooo.........doesnt this happen every few months?
#42 - anonymous (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
decidedon
#51 to #42 - bazda (12/05/2012) [-]
I believe that is the long lost relative of the Mastodon.
User avatar #39 - InglushMayjur (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
This isn't what you think it is. Yes, there apparently is a conference going on. But the conference is supported by countries like China and Russia, and is essentially trying to help keep the net censored (which they already do).

Furthermore, many governments are actively opposing this conference, most notably the American government, which has sent representatives to internet giants like Google and Microsoft to help fight against this.

So yeah. Quasi Police States like Russia and China will try to impose more restrictions on the net, but I can almost guarantee it won't happen. And even if they manage to fool the UN into agreeing with their repressive measures (they won't), what effect will it have? Western Democracies like the US, Canada, the UK, France, Germany, and so forth make up the backbone of the UN. You really think they'll be able to enforce their measure without the support of the West?

Finally, most of these changes will only effect countries that already censor the web. Countries that most of us don't live in. Is it reprehensible that they're trying this? Yes. Should we be upset? ******* A we should. But our respective, democratic governments will take care of it.
#48 - anonymous (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
If they took away internet porn there would only be one site and it would be called "bring back the internet porn"
#59 - XxXRoxasXxX (12/05/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Let me give you this line. They make kick our ass, but they'll never kick our FREEDOM!!
Let me give you this line. They make kick our ass, but they'll never kick our FREEDOM!!
User avatar #60 to #59 - stanleys (12/05/2012) [-]
**** freedom, those bastards better not take my porn away
#43 - masterbatey (12/05/2012) [+] (2 replies)
A word of caution to this tale, should the people fight the UN will fail.
#53 to #43 - dachief (12/05/2012) [-]
Nice reference.
#22 - anonymous (12/05/2012) [+] (2 replies)
Why are we all worried? Anonymous has this **** covered already. This is basically why Anonymous exists
User avatar #10 - nonnotitiapono ONLINE (12/04/2012) [+] (1 reply)
people cared the first 3 times, shut the **** up and stop trying to get people to hop on the latest bandwagon. **** aint gonna happen in our lifetime, enjoy the internet and piss off.
#26 to #10 - comehonorfacetwice (12/05/2012) [-]
There is a very reasonable chance this WILL happen within our lifetime.
User avatar #9 - maddboiy (12/04/2012) [+] (3 replies)
the meeting was yesterday, just sayin
#27 to #9 - comehonorfacetwice (12/05/2012) [-]
Yeah, December 3rd to 14th was yesterday.
User avatar #61 - toosexyforyou (12/05/2012) [+] (5 replies)
"This post isn't funny" well that's all I need to click the next button
User avatar #64 to #61 - beyondanon (12/05/2012) [-]
But instead You scrolled down and commented first, right?
User avatar #57 - wambamthankyoumam **User deleted account** (12/05/2012) [-]
there's always a typo...
User avatar #38 - illegalartist (12/05/2012) [-]
www.google.com/takeaction/?utmsource=google&utmme dium=hpp&utmcampaign=12032012freean dopenen#make-your-voice-heard

(link with no spaces)
#28 - deusexcetera (12/05/2012) [+] (3 replies)
Wall of text? No thanks. If you want to try to talk about something important, you may want to use proper paragraph format; it makes it seem like you give a **** , and that others should too.
#31 to #28 - sturtles (12/05/2012) [-]
Or read what still is ******* important you lazy **** . He stated to go some where... maybe go to the place where you can read it in its proper format instead of just being a troll.
#3 - vinlandknight (12/04/2012) [+] (3 replies)
#8 to #3 - Hightower (12/04/2012) [-]
Yet you missed "decidedon"...
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