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11/16/2005

Deal averts Internet showdown

http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/internet/11/16/internet.summit.ap/index.html

"U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Michael Gallagher said the deal means the United States will leave day-to-day management to the private sector, through a quasi-independent organization called the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN."

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1 comment:

Helene said...

Interesting. I would imagine that one day an international governing board will be established, but for now it looks the US is the gate keeper. I would imagine that this makes many other countries nervous.