As WCIT negotiations drag into the night, Internet remains a sticking point

Also at issue is whether human rights should be addressed

By Jennifer Baker, IDG News Service |  Government

"While we do not believe that Internet governance should be under the ambit of the ITRs, this does not mean the EU wants to 'set in stone' all current governance practices," said E.U. Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes in her blog. "So, while Europe has a firm line on an open internet, the reality is that our delegations are in Dubai to play a constructive role. The E.U. member states have both Union and national considerations to bear in mind, but we are consistent, coordinated and transparent on essential issues."

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