Wednesday, September 13, 2006

U.S. Likely to Keep Control of Internet Name System

Joel Rothstein writes for Reuters:

A U.S. State Department official on Wednesday said that the United States should retain control of the Internet domain naming system and not relinquish it at the end of September when the current agreement ends.

"It won't happen on my watch," said Ambassador David Gross of the State Department's Bureau of Economic Affairs.

Gross, who has been U.S. coordinator of international communications and information policy since 2001, spoke at a Washington event along with other advocates of continued U.S. Internet authority.

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