Walden, Bono Mack Urge Support to Preserve Internet, Prevent Global Government Control

August 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) today urged the House to support H.Con.Res. 127, which expresses the sense of Congress that the Internet should remain free from international regulation and that the United States should continue its commitment to the current “multi-stakeholder” model of governance. This bipartisan resolution, authored by Bono Mack, would reject international proposals, expected to be discussed at the December World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, to treat the Internet like an old-fashioned telephone service.

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