September 29, 2009

U.S. Willing to Let Go of Icann

Article Source ZDNet News
September 29, 2009, 11:09 am

The United States government will on Wednesday announce it is relinquishing most of the control it currently exerts over Icann, says the BBC.

The ties between Icann, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, and the U.S. government have long been a sticking point for many other countries, who are pushing for a true internationalization of the Internet. Issues that could be affected by the upcoming announcement include domain names in non-western scripts, the policing of the internet and the introduction of new domain extensions...

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