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The Politics of ICANN

March 14th, 2011 03:46 admin Leave a comment Go to comments


dstates writes “The good news is that the Internet has become a central enough part of global life that politicians are starting to pay attention to the details of Internet management. The bad news is that the politicians are paying attention to the Internet. Politico.com has an interesting noteon the politics surrounding the annual meeting of the The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) which is opening its annual meeting in San Francisco today. While some people finding it frightening that a US corporation controls names usage on the Internet, the prospect of a UN body assuming control raises its own concerns.”

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