The World Conference on International Telecommunications wrapped up today. And guess what? Just as I predicted the UN is not taking over the Internet. In fact the word "Internet" never even made into the final text--only in an appendix.
In some places, Internet access still comes at a stiff price, for reasons ranging from choking regulations, issues of geography, and the curious mandates of the marketplace. A look at countries where Internet access comes at a premium - often disadvantaging the very people who could benefit most from its use.