Tag: Domain Name System

Lawrence E. Strickling: We will not accept a proposal that replaces NTIA’s role with a government-led or an inter-governmental solution

Domains, Governance, Internet
Lawrence E. Strickling the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator seems to have backed off the statement he made last Friday, that the US was ready to let ICANN go out of United States control. Read the latest statement below: Promoting Internet Growth and Innovation Through Multistakeholder Internet Governance This past Friday, NTIA asked the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to convene global stakeholders to develop a proposal to transition the U.S. government’s stewardship of the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS). This marks a major milestone toward the final phase of the privatization of the DNS, which was first outlined by the U.S. Government in 1997. We believe the timing is right for this transition, and a broad gr