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Obama: Silicon Valley rather than Putin

... words are not just innocent chatter. After the revelation of the American PRISM surveillance program, tensions between the White House and Europe increased, as well as leading to a stiffening of relationship between Washington and the Silicon Valley. Snowden’s leaks showed for the first time to what level the National Security Agency (NSA) had violated the keystone of the Internet – the trust of its users. These revelations continue to penalize the big players in the IT sphere, with countries like China having given preference to its national IT industry. Today, in the aftermath of Snowden’s leaks, tensions ...


Why Global Internet Governance Matters

... polarized debates between self-proclaimed partisans of an “open and free” Internet and the supporters of a governance resting on territorial sovereignty sparked off a strained discourse over a “digital Cold War” preceding an “Internet Yalta”. Since Snowden's revelations emerged, the American reaction has particularly focused on storytelling : since states around the world question the U.S. oversight over the Internet, it is because want to fragment and “balkanize” the global Internet ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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