Ted Cruz is Trying to Sabotage the Internet’s Governance Transition

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Milton Mueller, professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, was quoted in "Ted Cruz is Trying to Sabotage the Internet's Governance Transition" by Vice.


Internet policy experts say the claims advanced by Cruz and his allies are blatantly false, and amount to political grandstanding that demonstrates a fundamental ignorance about how the internet works, especially when it comes to warnings that Russia, China, or Iran could somehow censor Americans’ speech on the internet.

"There’s no legitimate way for him to get to that conclusion,” Milton Mueller, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy and a leading authority on global internet governancetold PolitiFact, which rated Cruz’s claims asFALSE. “What he’s doing is fear-mongering and trying to create a bogeyman, which is the United Nations.”

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  • Created On: Sep 19, 2016 - 10:32am
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