U.S. cedes control over ICANN to the world

By Jos ยท 4 replies
Oct 1, 2009
  1. The not-for-profit organization which oversees the administration of the Internet, ICANN, has signed a momentous agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce that will reduce some of the country's say over how the network is run. This effectively pushes the California-based entity towards a new status as an international body, with greater representation from companies and governments around the globe.

    Read the whole story
  2. polidiotic

    polidiotic TS Booster Posts: 103

    Holy hell... what a huge step in the wrong direction...

    First the UN, now ICANN... on the road toward the NWO - and you thought it was just a conspiracy theory. If you know anything about socialist/communist policies towards the use of the internet, this should bother you in certain ways... ways that do not tingle, but send shivers up your leg.
  3. bsvols

    bsvols TS Rookie

    Ahh, well... a (mostly) neutral and open internet was nice while it lasted. Between the "I know what's best for the world / I'll micromanage everything" socialist govs. in Europe and Asia, and the hate and destruction obsessed psychopaths in the Middle East, a free web will soon become just one more "good ole' days" story to tell our grandchildren.
  4. polidiotic

    polidiotic TS Booster Posts: 103

    You said it. ;/
  5. Hows that Hope and change working for ya.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...