Brussels welcomes US move toward global governance of internet

BRUSSELS  (EUOBSERVER ) — The body responsible for managing the development of the internet, Icann, has cut its umbilical cord to the US government, a move the European Union has been demanding for four years.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which oversees domain names – the .com, .eu, .org and so on at the end of a web address – as of 30 September will no longer be subject to review by the US Department of Commerce.

via EUobserver / Brussels welcomes US move toward global governance of internet.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*