US Control of Internet Remains Issue


Thanks to Mike for sending me this link this morning: US Control of Internet Remains Issue

Resentment about the US control of the Internet continues to grow, and a UN sponsored Internet conference did little to quell this. The main issue is the control over the domain name system, which is currently held by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a California based non profit organization. The US government retains veto power over ICANN, which is a contentious point for many countries. A few proposals were made to reduce or eliminate the US controls, but none were approved at the conference.

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