Fine Cause, we'll debate until a mod shuts us down. And for the record, I am an Independent, not a Republican
ICANN has had control of the Domain Naming System, but it was under government watch. It is now going to the UN. When it does, the people of no nation will have any real say in it.
Yes, private individuals control the websites, but not the DNS, the government has done a surprisingly good job of keeping that going good. Not anymore.
Yes, I am afraid. I'm afraid this is the beginning of the end of the First Amendment. And years from now once enough people realize it, one of two things will happen. Either the government will have taken the other rights along with it and we'll be past the point of no return (Welcome to the USSA), or 1776 will commence again.
If you want, I'll be perfectly happy to show you how the Constitution has been shredded. And this isn't "Oh, they said this" conspiracy, the Constitution is under active and heavy assault, and our rights are slipping away. NDAA, civil asset forfeiture, etc.
Foxpup. I believe it was Thomas Jefferson who warned us about perpetual debt and banking establishments. The federal government has the power to print money, not a group of bankers. Yet the fed is a private institution stealing from every single American. The government does not control the fed.