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Icann adopts transition plan away from US management

Friday 11 March 2016 | 09:33 CET | News
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) has completed its proposal for the transition to a new governance system at its latest meeting in Marrakesh. The plan was handed over to the US government for approval, ahead of the expected end to US stewardship of the internet naming system in September. Under the new proposal, a new model has been developed for managing the technical functions of the IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority), which is currently handled by the US's National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA). In addition to privatising the

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