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US set to hand over Internet's naming system to ICANN

US set to hand over Internet's naming system to ICANN

The US is set to cede power of the Internet's naming system to a non-profit organisation on October 1, ending the almost 20-year process to hand over a crucial part of the Internet's governance.

Aug 18, 2016, 19:35 PM IST
Net neutrality guiding principle of internet: Expert

Net neutrality guiding principle of internet: Expert

Permission-less innovation is the principle that allows anyone to deliver a service to the global community of internet users, without the need for permission from any central authority.

Jan 01, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

ICANN posts proposal to end US oversight of Internet

The overseers of the Internet on Monday published a keenly anticipated proposal to step out from under US oversight.

Aug 03, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

US applauds India's multi-stakeholder approach on Internet

The US has applauded India's recent support for multi-stakeholder approach on Internet, saying the decision is critical for ensuring the vitality of the World Wide Web.

Jul 18, 2015, 08:14 AM IST

India for multi-stakeholder approach to govern Internet

India has proposed that Internet should be managed through multi-stakeholder approach and the governments should have "supreme right and control" on matters relating to national (rpt) national security.

Jun 24, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

ICANN chief Fadi Chehade stepping down in early 2016

Fadi Chehade sent notice to the board of the nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on Thursday telling them that he would leave after an annual meeting to be held in Morocco in March.

May 21, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Looking at India to take leadership in Internet gov: ICANN

Being the world's largest democracy, India can take a leadership role in governance of the web at a global level with its heritage of "frugal" innovation and education, Internet body ICANN's India head said Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 18:40 PM IST
Looking at India to take leadership in Internet governance: ICANN

Looking at India to take leadership in Internet governance: ICANN

Being the world's largest democracy, India can take a leadership role in governance of the web at a global level with its heritage of "frugal" innovation and education, Internet body ICANN's India head Wednesday said.

Mar 11, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Global internet authority ICANN's internal systems hacked

The unsuspecting employees gave up their credentials after they received emails from the organization's own domain after it was hacked.

Dec 20, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

Global internet authority ICANN's internal systems hacked

Global internet authority ICANN that allocates IP addresses and domain names for the internet has reportedly been hacked.

Dec 19, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

No nation has right to rule internet: Brazil

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said at a gathering here Wednesday that no country can have "more weight than another" in governing cyberspace.

Apr 24, 2014, 10:00 AM IST

India wants Internet to become Equinet

India favours a multilateral role in net governance and management, a "transformational shift from the Internet of today to the Equinet of tomorrow".

Apr 21, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Meeting on US handing over internet control inconclusive

A meeting to seek initial feedback on how the US government may hand over its stewardship of technical functions essential to the operation of internet domain system ended Thursday without concrete outcome.

Mar 27, 2014, 23:02 PM IST

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

The US government announced it was giving up its key role in charge of the Internet`s technical operations, handing over those functions to "the global multistakeholder community."

Mar 15, 2014, 06:47 AM IST

US senator rejects `sucks` as online neighbourhood

A high-ranking US senator has urged Internet regulators to pull the plug on a proposed online neighbourhood for website addresses ending in ".Sucks."

Mar 13, 2014, 03:36 AM IST

EU finds US` influence on Internet governance diminished following NSA leaks

The European Union is reportedly going to push for globalizing Internet governance functions after losing confidence in the US` ability to manage Internet.

Feb 12, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

London city launches own domain to boost online presence

London will join a handful of cities launching their own internet domain names next year to build a greater online presence and promote the British capital, the mayor`s office said on Friday.

Nov 16, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

UK capital gets approval to use .london domain

London has reportedly got the approval to use the .london domain name in a bid to have its own identity in the world of the www.

Nov 16, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

India questions US dominance over critical internet resources

Deputy National Security Advisor Nehchal Sandhu said internet has become a global phenomena and therefore its management must reflect this universality and diversity.

Oct 17, 2013, 23:02 PM IST

Brazil to host global meet on Internet oversight

Brazil plans to host an international Internet governance meeting in April next year, with participation of representatives of governments, civil society and industry, the government announced Wednesday.

Oct 10, 2013, 10:59 AM IST