Many at U.N. conference wary of tinkering with Web

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 3:49 a.m.

Hamadoun Toure, secretary general of the International Telecommunications Union, speaks Monday to participants at the World Conference on International Telecommunication in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The U.N.’s top telecommunications overseer is seeking to quell worries about greater Internet controls emerging from global talks in Dubai this week, but any attempts for major Web regulations will likely face stiff opposition from groups led by a highpowered U.S. delegation.

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