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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, April 26, 2020

EU-based Internet governance body RIPE is opposing a proposal to remodel core internet protocols, a proposal backed by the Chinese government, Chinese telecoms, and Chinese networking equipment vendor Huawei. ... The proposal received immediate criticism from the general public and privacy advocates due to its obvious attempt to hide internet censorship features behind a technical redesign of the TCP/IP protocol stack.

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...The proposal received immediate criticism from the general public and privacy advocates due to its obvious attempt to hide internet censorship features behind a technical redesign of the TCP/IP protocol stack.

The New IP proposal was described as the Chinese government's attempt to export and impose its autocratic views onto the rest of the internet and its infrastructure. Millions of eyebrows were raised when authoritarian countries like Iran, Russia, and Saudi Arabia expressed support for the proposal....


Funny how Pres Trump's authoritarian buddies seem to like the proposal...


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-04-24 10:15 AM | Reply

In #1, I was referring to China, Saudi Arabia and Russia, not Iran.

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-04-24 10:17 AM | Reply

Ajit Pai's wet dream.

#3 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2020-04-24 10:23 AM | Reply

If approved, would probably have quicker adaption than IPv6, only because it would be immediately forced upon 1/6 of the world population.

#4 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2020-04-24 04:07 PM | Reply

@#4

IPv6 adoption spread through China quite rapidly because China was behind the ball in getting IPv4 addresses. They had to go IPv6, they had little choice.

#5 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-04-24 04:23 PM | Reply

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