Google rallied hard. The people rallied hard. And this move will make the UN's attempt to regulate and influence the internet much, much more difficult.
For a little background (even though I expect most of you to be thoroughly educated on the issue):
This week, in Dubai, The World Conference on International Telecommunications (UN) is convening for closed-door meetings on the issue of centralized internet governance.
One of the major proposals set to be discussed involves allowing telecom operators to charge internet-content companies a premium for transmitting data internationally.