LIGNET: US Plan to Cede Internet Control Stuns Critics, Pleases Rivals

Tuesday, 08 Apr 2014 11:25 PM

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Fadi Chehade, president and CEO of ICANN, speaks at the opening of the ICANN Singapore meeting on March 24, 2014, after the United States said it would hand over control of technical operations of the Web to multinational stakeholders. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)
The U.S. government plans by 2015 to give up authority over ICANN, the organization that administers the Internet, sparking accusations that Washington is ceding the Web to America's enemies.

The Commerce Department decision does pave the way for a multinational "stakeholder" group to oversee the Internet, even as repressive foreign regimes push for a more direct say over the network inside their borders.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.


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