International Telecommunication Union

The Internet Treaty Canada Won't Sign

Catherine Hart | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada
Catherine Hart

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) negotiations wrapped up last week, bringing a whirlwind week to a close. This shift towards explicitly recognizing the authority of the ITU over Internet content led Canada, among many nations, to refuse to sign the final draft of the treaty.

SIX BILLION

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Business

GENEVA - The world now has nearly as many cellphone subscriptions as inhabitants.The U.N. telecom agency says there were about 6 billion subscriptions...