Although concerns over the role of the GAC in the post-ICANN entity remain, there’s only one more obstacle left in removing US oversight over the Internet.
The recommendations for the post-transition ICANN, as they currently stand, change the power dynamics within ICANN. Governments will now get a say in key operational decisions, something that they earlier didn’t have.
The internet is a vast network of interconnected computers identified through their Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. On the internet, websites can be accessed only when their domain names are translated into their corresponding IP addresses. This process, called “domain name resolution”, is critical to the functioning of the […]