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ICANN under threat as consultation closes

5:54 pm on Jul 5, 2006 (gmt 0)

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The future of internet domain regulator Icann hangs in the balance as a US government consultation closes this week.
An amendment signed in 2003 set out 24 tasks to be completed to allow Icann to become completely independent and have full control over the US root server infrastructure.

But the memorandum is set to expire on September 30 and a consultation on future arrangements, launched earlier this year by the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration, will close on July 7.

ICANN under threat as consultation closes [computerweekly.com]
6:34 pm on July 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Interesting but it will rarely improve ICANN anyhow,most likely that the contract will be prolonged
4:49 am on July 11, 2006 (gmt 0)

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most likely that the contract will be prolonged

Then make your voice heard. ;)


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