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US extends Icann management for another year

Tuesday 18 August 2015 | 08:52 CET | News
The US government has extended its management of the internet domain system for another year, while the international community works on an alternative form of governance. The National Telecommunications & Information Administration, part of the US Department of Commerce, said it would not be possible to finish work on the new system before its current contract with Icann expires at the end of September. It was only this month that the proposal for the new governance system was put up for public comment and it will take several more months to agree on a final version of the system, subject it

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