The Upside of Unbinding ICANN From U.S. Oversight


Senior Director of Federal Policy and the Washington Office
Policy Counsel


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The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) have come to an agreement which releases oversight of Internet domains from United States control and turns ICANN into a global private-sector led organization.