S.Res.273 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United Nations and other international organizations shall not be allowed to exercise control over the Internet.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Coleman, Norm [R-MN] (Introduced 10/17/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/17/2005 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S11439-11440) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.273 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/17/2005)
Calls on the President to: (1) oppose any effort to transfer control of the Internet to the United Nations or any other international entity; and (2) advance the values of an open Internet in the broader trade and diplomatic conversations of the United States.
Applauds the President for: (1) asserting that the United States has no present intention of relinquishing its historic leadership role in Internet governance; and (2) articulating a vision of the Internet that places privatization over politicization.