Speaking at a recent conference, Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that’s currently under Ecuadorian asylum in London, said that there was a need for an independent Internet infrastructure so that countries could maintain sovereignty and resist US control over communications.
He echoes the worries expressed by European leaders who seek to create a local network that should be immune to US attacks and efforts to intercept. The US has already criticized the idea, saying that such a measure would go against the trade treaties between them since US companies would not have access to this infrastructure.
“To a degree this is a matter of national sovereignty. The news is all flush with talk about how Russia has annexed the Crimea, but the reality is, the Five Eyes intelligence alliance, principally the United States, have annexed the whole…
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