UN welcomes US relinquishing Internet DNS control

Posted On March 21, 2014
In Governance of Cyberspace / Reply

The UN Secretary General and head of the UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have praised the US government’s decision to relinquish its remaining control over the Internet domain name system (DNS).

In his statement, the ITU Secretary-General expressed a desire for “development of the appropriate mechanisms which will ensure fair, equitable and inclusive management of critical internet resources for the benefit of al” to be explored at the April 2014 NETMundial forum in Brazil.

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