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  • US Congress votes to slow ICANN transition

    The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to require ICANN, which coordinates the Internet's domain name system, to jump through several hoops before a government agency ends its oversight of the organization.

    Written by Grant Gross25 June 15 00:25
  • House panel adds requirements to ICANN transition

    A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has approved a bill that would add new requirements before a government agency ends its oversight of ICANN, the coordinator of the Internet's domain name system.

    Written by Grant Gross11 June 15 01:47
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  • European ICANN reform proposal draws industry ire

    Europe's efforts to internationalize the running of the Internet's governance body were criticized by three leading trade groups Monday for failing to take account of the needs of the private sector.

    Written by Paul Meller14 July 09 01:50
  • .Eu Web addresses can be written in Cyrillic, Greek letters

    The .eu TLD (top-level domain name) for Web sites allows non-ASCII characters in its Web addresses, after it opened up the TLD to addresses written in Cyrillic and Greek letters, <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/doteu/">the European Commission said Friday</a>.

    Written by Paul Meller27 June 09 03:18
  • Lawmakers: Keep ICANN oversight with US

    Several U.S. lawmakers and an executive with the world's largest domain-name registrar called on the U.S. government to maintain oversight of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) after a major agreement between two expires in September.

    Written by Grant Gross05 June 09 06:23