TechFreedom Urges Congress To Block Internet Transition

Law360, Washington (August 11, 2016, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Advocacy group TechFreedom led a coalition of conservative organizations and others Wednesday in urging the U.S. House of Representatives to block, with a lawsuit if necessary, the planned transfer of sole American control over internet address and domain name management.

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration looks poised to not renew nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' contract to manage the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, TechFreedom said, warning that in not doing so NTIA could violate a congressional appropriations rider barring the agency from relinquishing control over the IANA this fiscal year.

Should the contract expire, ICANN would be...

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