Bottom line is it will be too expensive for US based websites to deal with European customers. The UN is concerned Europeans and Americans are getting a little to chummy to suit their control aspirations. They have to maintain that separatist illusion, divide and control tactic.
Quote:One idea is to apply the ITU's long-distance telephone rules to the Internet by creating a 'sender-party-pays' rule. International phone calls include a fee from the originating country to the local phone company at the receiving end. Under a sender-pays approach, U.S.-based websites would pay a local network for each visitor from overseas, effectively taxing firms such as Google and Facebook. The idea is technically impractical because unlike phone networks, the Internet doesn't recognize national borders. But authoritarians are pushing the tax, hoping their citizens will be cut off from U.S. websites that decide foreign visitors are too expensive to serve."Read more: weeklystandard.com
They are going to attempt to break the internet again, the US and European people spoke and attempts to alter it were met with downright hostility.
The UN, on the other hand answers to no one. So, now we watch as our leaders sell us out and backdoor this type of shit legislation anyway while the UN laughs all the way to the bank?
What the hell does the UN have any business with the internet in the first place? This is like handing over your bicycle to a fish!