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of the Global Dialog Association signalled the end of the restrictions
on international communications which up till then had been imposed in
the name of security. By bypassing the bottlenecks and barriers which
existed due to the block on the export of (e.g.) dynamic routers for
packet-switched networks, the maintenance of electronic isolation was
rendered progressively more unrealistic and finally impossible.
installed GeoNet servers in Moscow and Kemerovo (Siberia) with gateways
various Western networks. In due course the proto-internet which had
been growing in the West acquired its title of The
and was extended as the Berlin Wall came down. There was not much use
for the wall once people could learn from their new electronic contacts
how to get round, rather than over it.The Cold War was forced to an
end, causing redeployment if not unemployment of all those who had
valiantly if misguidedly tried to keep it going past its sell-by date.
having become global, the Global Dialog International Association was
no longer required, since its membership would have had to include all
users of the Internet and the World Wide Web.
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PROPOSAL and the FINAL PROTOCOL of the GLOBAL DIALOG INTERNATIONAL
ASSOCIATION - YEAR 1989.
CONSTITUTION AND STATUTES WERE DRAWN UP LATER IN PARIS)
A principal aim of Global Dialog was to discuss such matters as Global
Warming and these days we can see how important it was to get the
benefit of Russian thinking on this
The Greenhouse Glasnost Teleconference referred to in
continues, I am glad to say, in 2011.
“The arms race is a thing of
the past,” the chairman of the international affairs committee in the
Russian senate, Mikhail Margelov, told Radio on Monday. “The disarmament race is taking