Is the United Nations trying to take over the internet? Read anything in much of the western media about the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and you might think so, especially in the lead-up to the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference 2014 just wrapping up in Busan, Korea.
In August 2015, the Bulgarian government submitted a contribution in response to the call for submissions of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) on the establishment of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) to advance connectivity, improve service quality and increase network stability and resilience, fostering competition and reducing interconnection costs, as proposed by Opinion 1 of WTPF-13 and consistent with PP-14 Resolutions 101 and 102.
The contribution is available here.
This article discusses the role of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Internet Governance and summarizes the discussions during the ITU's Plenipotentiary Conference 2014 in Busan, Korea.