Along Came a Spider - Townhall

Eight furry legs appeared and Congress let out a scream—quickly surrendering the Internet to the United Nations. Last week, Congress closed shop for a six-week recess without stopping the Internet from slipping into the hands of a global consortium ...

US Gives Up Full Control Over the Internet's Address Book to ICANN - Social Barrel (blog)

After 47 years, the US government will no longer control the Internet's address book or domain name system. Before the contract expired, the US Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information (NTIA) performed the Internet Assigned ...

US Government Hands Over Control of Internet DNS System to ICANN - Softpedia News

Last ditch effort led by US Sen. Ted Cruz to keep ICANN under US supervision falls short after judge shoots down lawsuit. Oct 3, 2016 02:20 GMT · By Catalin Cimpanu ·. Share: On Saturday, October 1, the US government has finally handed over control ...

US Hands the Internet Over to the International Community - Newser

FILE- In this Wednesday June 13, 2012, file photo, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN, President and Chief Executive Rod Beckstrom, speaks on expanding the number of domain name... (AP Photo/Tim Hales, File). (Newser) ...

A Federal Judge Just Let Obama Give Away The Internet - Daily Caller

A federal judge in Texas approved President Barack Obama's plan to cede control of the internet to an independent nonprofit, siding with the administration against four state attorneys general who sought to block the move. The ruling ensured the U.S. ...

US has just given away the control over internet - Techworm

The U.S. government has officially given up the “address book” of the internet to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) effective October 1, 2016. In other words, ICANN has become a self-regulating non-profit international ...

The US government no longer controls the internet - Yahoo News

The U.S. government just relinquished control over one very large entity -- the internet. As of Saturday, October 1, the U.S. government no longer exercises control over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). More. The U.S. ...

US government hands over remaining control of the Internet to ICANN - The Indian Express

For decades the United States government was in control of the website addresses (net address book) on the Internet, but that is no longer the case. The US government has handed over control to a non-profit organisation called ICANN (Internet ...

Feds grant control of Internet domains to private company - New York Post

A screen shows a rolling feed of new 'Generic Top-Level Domain Names.' Getty Images. The federal government is out of the Internet business. The privately run Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers got the cyber keys Saturday when its ...

US Government No Longer In Charge Of Global Internet Address Book - CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For nearly two decades the United States government was in charge of the official list of website addresses. That is no longer the case. Saturday, the list was put into the hands of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names ...

What's at stake as US cedes internet control? - NEWS.com.au

DESPITE some heavy pushback the US government will cede formal control of the governing system of the internet this weekend. AP. October 2, 201611:35am. For many western netizens, Google has become the portal to digital information. THIS weekend ...

US no longer controls the internet - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Unknown to the vast online majority, the internet got democratised on Saturday. The control over the key technical backend functions of the internet, like domain management and IP address allocation, shifted from the US government to ...

US hands internet control to ICANN - CNET

Ted Cruz has said that the US-ICANN internet deal, which went through Saturday morning, threatens free speech online. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Capping a highly politicized debate, the US government on Saturday let go of its remaining grip on the ...

Internet giveaway day? US gov't relinquishes control of web's 'address book' - RT

The US government's contract to control the internet's 'address book' has expired after 47 years, transferring management of the Internet's unique identifiers to the private-sector. The US Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and ...

What you should know about the ending of a US contract some say amounts to 'giving away the internet' - Business Insider

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers became an autonomous nonprofit after a contract with the US Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration expired. Now ICANN will perform the duties of ...

Internet Undergoes 'Biggest Change in a Generation' (That You Never Heard About) - Common Dreams (press release)

Transition to international multi-stakeholder nonprofit said to be "the best way to assure that the internet of tomorrow remains as free, open and accessible as the internet of today." (Photo: Christiann Colen/cc/flickr). Though Republican lawmakers ...

US government ends formal oversight role for internet address system - Deutsche Welle

Despite a last-minute legal challenge, the long-planned end to US government oversight of the internet address system is being passed to a non-profit entity. It is being called the most significant change in years. Internet Café LAN Party MMO Seoul ...

US to Transfer Internet DNS Oversight After GOP Sabotage Effort Fails - Motherboard

Vint Cerf, known as one of the "fathers of the internet," strongly supported the US governance transition. Image: Veni/Flickr. A last-ditch Republican effort to block the historic transition was rejected by a federal judge. The United States government ...

US government no longer manages internet's technical functions - The Independent

The US government has ceded control of the technical management of the internet, in what has been called the “most significant change in the internet's functioning for a generation”. Following a long legal battle, the California-based NGO Internet ...

'Giving The Internet Away' Was The Plan From The Beginning - Newsy

'Giving The Internet Away' Was The Plan From The Beginning. The U.S. has given up its oversight of ICANN, the body that basically manages the internet's address book. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.