Bid to block US net handover rejected

Bid to block US net handover rejected
 

A judge in Texas has rejected a last-ditch legal challenge to halt the final handover of internet naming power from the US government to a non-profit group.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) has administered the naming system since 1998.
But from 1 October it will operate without the ultimate oversight of the US government.
Four US states filed a joint motion on Thursday in an attempt to block the handover from going ahead, arguing it could disrupt freedom of speech.
"We’re disappointed with the ruling,” said Marc Rylander, a spokesman for the Texas... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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