Analysis of the G8internet by Arturo di Corinto in La Repubblica

La Repubblica is a leading Italian daily newspaper. This editorial piece (dated 1 May 2011) puts the eG8 in perspective and stresses the ambiguous (to say the least position of the French president on Internet freedoms issues.

The stated objective of the summit is to favor the digital economy and democracy, but this intention collides with the idea of the French president to “civilize” the Internet and to adopt restrictive regulations “to correct the excesses and abuse arising from the total absence of rules”

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