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ICANN Has Submitted Plea to be Freed from U.S. Government Control

ICANN has asked the US government to be freed from official control. The plea was made in a lengthy report [PDF] sent to the US Department of Commerce. The report will be the focus of a meeting to consider ICANN's progress on objectives the US government set it in preparation for independence. ICANN argues these objectives have been achieved earlier than planned and now is the time for talk to turn into deciding what happens on independence.

Read full story: BBC

Related topics: DNS, ICANN, Internet Governance

 
   

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Re: ICANN Has Submitted Plea to be Freed from U.S. Government Control Katya Nováková  –  Jan 30, 2008 11:25 AM PDT

Great. Icann now going to be even less accountable.

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