BBC News - US government set to give up net oversight powersQuicklink submitted by molly cruz Permalink
(more...) (less...) ,
Become a Fan
|The US government has declared it wants to stop being in charge of how the internet is run.It has asked net overseer Icann to work out how to shift control from the US government to an alternative body.It said it wants the successor controlling body to be made up of both private companies and government representatives.Calls for the US to have less to do with the net have intensified in the wake of Edward Snowden leaking information about NSA surveillance|
The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.
This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.