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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ICANN glitch reveals personal details of new web domain applicants

US-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization that manages web domain names, has mistakenly revealed the mailing addresses and contact details of some people who applied for the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).

Google's $ 18.7 mn buy: .google, .fly, .eat

ICANN will decide who gets ownership of the contested top-level domains.

21 Indian cos apply for domain names priced over Rs 1 cr each

RIL, Airtel and SBI made applications for "top-level domains" such as .Indians, .RIL, .Bharti, .SBI rather than just the traditional .Com and .Net have been made by these firms to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann).

ICANN to reveal list of applications for Generic TLDs

ICANN which is responsible for maintaining the internet's domain name system thus will break the .com address pattern.