14/03/2014 - NTIA announces a recommendation for the transfer of Internet domain name functions.

Today, there was a major announcement from the US Department of Commerce regarding the future of a key aspect of Internet operations.   You may find this statement here: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/press-release/2014/ntia-announces-intent-transition-key-internet-domain-name-functions.   Please understand:  this is the first step in a very important multistakeholder dialogue about the stewardship of the shared resources that provide the foundation for the global Internet. We look forward to broad engagement by the Internet community.  We understand that ICANN will begin a community-wide dialogue as soon as their upcoming meeting in Singapore.  We will provide more information as details emerge in the coming days. A statement from the Internet technical organizations may be found here: http://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-technical-leaders-welcome-iana-globalization-progress


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