ITU Move to Expand Powers Threatens the Internet
This year, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is considering whether to expand its regulatory authority to the Internet. Such a move would have profound implications for the future of the Internet and could threaten the medium’s success as a platform for innovation, economic growth, human development, and democratic participation. Civil society must have a voice in this important debate. CDT has released a report that provides an overview of the ITU treaty renegotiation process and the challenges and opportunities it presents.