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The web weans itself off the US
Posted by: Jordi on Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 09:12 PM
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The body which oversees the internet may become independent from the US Government for the first time, paving the way for one of the world's most important resources to be run by the private sector.

ICANN has written to the US Government asking to be released from an agreement under which it it answerable to the US Department of Commerce, which began delegating the responsibility for running the internet ten years ago.

Complete info at Times Online, Digital Trends and ShortNews.

 
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