Hamadoun Toure (R), Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), speaks during a press conference as Mohamed al-Ghanim, Chairman of the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WICT-12) listens on during the final day of the WCIT-12 in Dubai, on December 14, 2012. A controversial new global treaty on telecom regulations was signed by 89 ITU member states despite US objections to potential regulation of the Internet. (AFP/Getty Images)
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