Google ‘Take Action’ Backs the Free and Open Internet

Google has spilled the beans about a private meeting between governments and organizations at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) that could limit online freedom for Internet users.
The search giant has forked its official website to create a website arm called Take Action to warn about world governments and establishments who convened to talk about tightening control of the Internet, raise censorship, and endanger innovation.
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Six billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide – UN

UN telecoms agency International Telecommunications Union announced that there were about as much mobile phone subscriptions as inhabitants of this planet. 6 billion subscriptions were registered by the end of 2011, according to their reports. Almost one billion of these were found in China. The report, titled Measuring the Information Society 2012, was compiled after access to ICT in 155 countries was surveyed.

UN telecoms agency International Telecommunication Union headquarters in …