The initial move toward the worldwide suppression of free speech on the Internet will happen at midnight on September 30th, when the Obama Administration surrenders control of the World Wide Web to outside interests. L. Gordon Crovitz of The Washington Post has penned two pieces illustrating the crash course of American free discourse. The principal,

“Stop Obama’s Internet Giveaway” in March, 2016, and a late follow-up piece called “An Internet Giveaway to the U.N.” examine the potential aftermath of not keeping President Obama from permitting an administration contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to lapse. Under Obama’s course, the Commerce Department was accused of closure American oversight and guarantee that remote substances couldn’t make a web power snatch. READ MORE