House To Consider Plan To Give UN Control Over Internet

The House will consider a proposal to give the United Nations more control of the Internet.

It's an unpopular idea with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Congress, and officials with the Obama administration have also criticized it.

"We’re quite concerned," Larry Strickling, the head of the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, said in an interview with The Hill earlier this year.

China, Russia, Brazil, India and other UN members back it.

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