Google to UN: Internet FREEDOM IS FREE, and must remain so

Fears ‘secretive’ govs plan to make it pay for stuff

The Register [UK] 21 November 2012

Google has attacked a “closed-door meeting” of United Nations’ regulators organised by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) taking place next month. The Chocolate Factory claimed that some of the proposals to overhaul the 1988 comms treaty could be bad […]

IMF calls for change in global currency to increase financial stability

International Business Times 2/11/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), thinks the establishment of a new global currency would not only challenge the US dollar’s dominance but also protect the world’s financial system from future shocks and instability.

Speaking at a lecture in Washington D.C. this morning, Strauss-Kahn said that while […]