December 13, 2011
See this important address of FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell:
As federal officials proceed to repurpose television spectrum for the Internet, a parallel movement is under way to place the Internet under the control of the United Nations. In the words of Vladimir Putin of Russia, the goal is to “establish international control over the Internet using the monitoring and supervisory capabilities of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).”
Tyrants always restrict freedom of speech, and the most effective means of doing that is to close independent broadcasting stations and move communications to a system that can be monitored, controlled and instantly shut down.