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ICANN Chairman Sees Little Value in Delaying New TLD Launch

With a week to go before his group rolls out a program that could dramatically increase the number of Internet addresses available to the public, the chairman of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers says he sees no reason to delay despite growing calls to slow down the process. "What value would a delay (serve)?" ICANN Chairman Stephen Crocker asked National Journal in an interview on Tuesday. He added that critics have yet to identify a "specific loose end where time was needed to work out the details."

Read full story: National Journal

Related topics: DNS, Domain Names, ICANN, Internet Governance, Top-Level Domains

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