Want a glimpse into who will have their hands in control of the internet? President Barack Obama’s drive to hand off control of Internet domains to a foreign multi-national operation will give some very unpleasant regimes equal say over the future of online speech and commerce. In fact, they are likely to have much more influence than America,

because they will collectively push hard for a more tightly controlled Internet, and they are known for aggressively using political and economic pressure to get what they want. Here’s a look at some of the regimes that will begin shaping the future of the Internet in just a few days, if President Obama gets his way. READ MORE