Wrestling Over the Web in Tunis

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 11/16/2005 12:00 am EST

"The situation can certainly be criticized but the proposed remedies seem much worse," said the Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontieres, not exactly the first organisation that you would expect to rally to the U.S. government's position. "If there was ever a time to invoke the maxim 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it', this is it," said Joseph A. Morris, a Chicago-based lawyer who watched Internet law evolve from a ringside seat as a senior official at the U.S. Justice Department. Both were alarmed by the changes that are being considered in Tunis.

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