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How the ­nited Nations Could Ruin the Internet

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Sun Yafang, Huawei Technologies

Sun Yafang, chairwoman of the board of Huawei Technologies listens to a speech before receiving a World Telecommunication and Information Society Award at the International Telecommunication Union headquarters in Geneva May 16, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

The Internet has sustained some pretty intense assaults in the past couple of years. There was the heavy-handed attempt to stamp out content piracy with SOPA/PIPA, the Federal Communications Commission's Net neutrality ruling, which many saw as splitting the baby, and that whack job who claimed to own a patent on the World Wide Web.

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