China set to dominate internet

From Joshua Philipp at Epoch Times:

The handover of ICANN, the body that governs domain name registration, fits into a strategy by the Chinese regime to determine how the internet is run

In November 2014, Li Yuxiao, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Cyberspace, stated, according to the state-run China Daily: “Now is the time for China to realize its responsibilities. If the United States is willing to give up its running of the internet sphere, the question comes as to who will take the baton and how it would be run.

“We have to first set our goal in cyberspace, and then think about the strategy to take, before moving on to refining our laws,” he said.More.

Reality check: Progressive rulers in the United States and Europe will find it quite easy to “pass the baton” (so to speak) to China when dealing with dometic dissidents.

See also: Internet: Loss of U.S. control means loss of the presumption of freedom rather than control

  • ontario john

    Be careful what you say, or little Justin will hand you over to the Chinese.

  • Exile1981

    i don’t think we have any chance of stoppingbthis obama wet dream before he leaves office.

  • Hard Little Machine

    MSNBC will get purchased by the Chinese government.

  • HalfJudean (Destroyer-Drone)

    Gives Tianxia a whole new meaning.

  • bob e

    been paying attention to the icann mess .. the internet is the only place
    where the truth can get out. in a year it will be gone ..
    funny how Barry O’fraud timed this for when the legislators were
    gonna’ break for recess ..

    • Clink9

      Don’t know how long we’ll be free to comment in the litter box here.

      • I haff a zecret zerver in an undisclosed location in Northern Europe we can mirror the site to. Plus you can use proxies to access it. There are always ways.

  • Liberal voters wanted this censorship and joblessness.

    They voted for it.

    The are treasonous.

  • FactsWillOut

    This won’t kill the internet. It will change it, probably for the better.
    Look forward to the proliferation of private sector DNS services.
    Of course, your owners will call them “pirate” or “Dark Web” DNS services, and many of you will fall for that lie, and scream for your safe spaces, just like you did with the Silk Road, BitCoin and TOR.

    • Clausewitz

      Most of the internet is a conglomeration of private servers, and private pathways between the servers. The only thing that allows China to be so blatant about their censorship is that their are limited cross sections into their country. They are continually losing control of that power what with the introduction of VPN’s of international companies that do business there since they need unhindered communications with the rest of the world. The more governments try to control the internet, the more people will find ways around their restrictions.

    • I’m running OpenDNS using DNSCrypt. You might want to look into it, really easy to implement, free. Actually has better performance than the norms.

      • Clink9

        I will have to Google everything you guys said.

      • FactsWillOut

        Thanks! I will look into them.