Do we need an IMF to regulate the Internet?

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Seventy-five years ago, as World War II was drawing to a close, delegates from the Allied nations met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, to create a framework for regulating the international monetary system.

They assumed back then that monitoring money was crucial for fostering peace and building growth.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 19, 2019, with the headline Do we need an IMF to regulate the Internet?. Subscribe