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(Cc) itupictures In recent days we discussed the meeting held behind closed doors the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN agency that regulates international telecommunications. The itu is composed of representatives of Governments of the world, and one of the biggest fears is that decisions are made that allow governments to monitor and censor citizens , restricting the possibilities of freedom that currently delivers network
AFP Photo / Emmanuel Dunand Members of the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) have agreed to work towards implementing a standard for the Internet that would allow for eavesdropping on a worldwide scale. At a conference in Dubai this week, the ITU members decided to adopt the Y.2770 standard for deep packet inspection, a top-secret proposal by way of China that will allow telecom companies across the world to more easily dig through data passed across the Web.According to the UN, implementing deep-packet inspection, or DPI, on such a global scale will allow authorities to more easily detect the transferring and sharing of copyrighted materials and other protected files by finding a way for administrators to analyze the payload of online transmissions, not just the header data that is normally identified and interpreted