Who controlls the Internet?
tariq198487 at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 25 13:05:59 CDT 2010
probabaly every web server in USA e.g. Google, Verisign and sourceforge.
What if a large orginization which has an infrstructure in many countires, in which regulations the will comply, in terms to ban other countries accessing to thier Internet resources.
Tarig Y. Adam
> From: patrick at ianai.net
> Subject: Re: Who controlls the Internet?
> Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 13:55:56 -0400
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> On Jul 25, 2010, at 13:24, Tarig Yassin <tariq198487 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I want to show you some obstacles that some countries face them every day.
> > For example when users from Sudan trying to access some web site they will get a *Forbidden Access Error* message.
> > And some messages say: you are forbidden to access this web site because your IP address appears form country black listed due to USA government policy.
> > I would like to issue a question here, who controls this Internet?
> No one.
> To be more clear, no on person, company, government, or any other entity controls "the Internet". Not even ICANN.
> Also, I am interested in examples of sites that the US gov't has blocked or otherwise somehow limited access. Please exclude sites owned by the US gov't itself. (Any entity which owns a web server can configure the ACLs on that sever however they plz as far as I'm concerned.)
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