[PcAdvisor] US WCIT ambassador: Some things aren't negotiable
[...]The U.S. delegation wants a successful World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), said Terry Kramer, head of the U.S. delegation. But if other delegates to WCIT attempt to expand the U.N. International Telecommunication Union's telecom regulations to the Internet, "we might as well not waste our time," Kramer said during a WCIT discussion in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. delegation, however, will work hard to advocate for telecom competition and free expression during the ITU event, starting Dec. 3 in Dubai. Open markets offer the only proven way to expand telecom and broadband services to more people, and the U.S. delegation has strong support for that position from parts of Europe, the Far East and Latin America, Kramer said at the event, sponsored by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.[...]