Do we need an IMF to regulate the Internet?

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?'. Print Edition | Subscribe