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Russia and China Want More Control Over the Internet

Aug 14, 2015 | 09:15 GMT
Chinese youngsters play online games overnight at an Internet cafe in Wuhan, Hubei Province.
Chinese youngsters play online games overnight at an Internet cafe in Wuhan, Hubei Province.
(CANCAN CHU/Getty Images)

The status quo of the Internet, and particularly the prominence of U.S. and other Western stakeholders, is an obstacle to Russia and China's desired change in Internet governance, but the countries' common network security policies will be able to hold some sway over future global Internet policies....

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