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Governing The Internet

Representatives from 193 governments are meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this week to review a treaty that some worry could impose new restrictions on the Internet. Nations like Russia, China and Iran don't like the Internet's openness and think the United States has too much control over its operations. Kojo explores concerns about censorship, fees and who should set Internet policy.

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