I've just come home from covering the CommunicAsia 2012 Conference and one of the more interesting topics being deliberated was the visionary keynote address by Ambassador David A. Gross, who spoke about the rising place Asia has in the Internet world as well as the fact that governments should not intervene directly in the growth of the Internet economy.
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