Oct 3, 2016 : ICANN now in Control of the Internet

📅 - The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number or ICANN has taken over the control of the Internet from the United States Department of Commerce and National Telecommunications and Information Administration or NTIA. Even though there were many bids to block the transition, it happened, anyway.

The change to ICANN in charge of the internet means a move away from governmental control of the internet. The power goes back to a non-profit organization and internet users are not expected to be impacted by the transition.


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