News: Internet freedom, cloud pirates, and Google speaks

Current international news:
Google Warns UN Treaty Could End Free And Open Internet
The Real Threat to Internet Freedom Isn't the United Nations
Internet freedom remains US priority at UN conference

Older stories of interest:
President Obama to Reddit: ‘Internet freedom’ will be part of 2012 Democratic platform
What Obama's Re-Election Means for Internet Freedom
If feds can bust Megaupload, why bother with anti-piracy bills?
Pirate Bay Moves to The Cloud, Becomes Raid-Proof

Players of all size jockey for influence and establishment in a race that will determine the future of the Internet: freedom advocates, hackers, pirates, copyright holders, communist governments, homeland security. It reminds me of the wild west and I'm by no means the first person to make the comparison: Why the Internet is like the Wild West.