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US Confirms Resistance to UN Control of Internet

The US has confirmed it would resist efforts to put the internet under the control of the United Nations.

At present several non-profit US bodies oversee the net's technical specifications and domain name system.

They operate at arms-length from the US government but officially under the remit of its Department of Commerce.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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  • Mr. FIFY||

    "The US has confirmed it would resist efforts to put the internet under the control of the United Nations... for the moment.

    FIFY'd for future headline use.

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