Sunday, March 06, 2005
Our Newest Op Ed- By R.A. Hawkins
- By R.A. Hawkins
China has decided that the United States has a monopoly on the Internet and that it is imperative that the United Nations does something about it. I have some bad news for them. It was the guy under their man in the White House that invented it and not them. The amusing part was that Gore looked like he was trying to be serious when he made that claim. It's ours and just because they owned the last administration doesn't give them any control over the Internet. They should have mentioned that to Gore when he was inventing it. But it's too late now isn't it? The Chinese will have to find another way to control the transparency of their government.
Speaking of controlling the transparency of government, I don't find it surprising that McCain and Feingold's amendment seems to be very much in line with China's thinking. It seems that there are some in government who want to control bloggers and email lists. You can be sure that the media is right behind them on this. What with all of the competition for information they are losing the battle for readers. People have discovered that these days those who are charged with the responsibility for disseminating information are the bedfellows of the Ward Churchill's of the world. They have found new places to go and it isn't the left-wing media...........
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