A Farewell to Internet

The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), in that beacon of freedom, Dubai, is looking at the future of the internet. And naturally the future of the internet should include opinions from dictatorships as well as freedom-loving countries as anything else would be unfair and unrepresentative. There appears to be three angles through which governments…

Internet Redistribution

Why is it that when the United Nations is involved in anything it usually has some connection to redistributing the wealth of the West to poorer nations everywhere else. The UN’s other main mission in today’s world it seems is to keep chipping away at the messy legal systems in sovereign nations so that a…

The State of Palestine

In this world the truth is sometimes an elusive concept that can be purposefully shrouded in lies and obfuscation. So,┬áthe mainly Arab-descended population that live in the historical lands of Palestine, won a vote at the United Nations such that this Arab-descended population can use some of the international apparatus of the UN. The conference…