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  • Internet infrastructure groups move away from US gov't over spying

    After recent revelations about the U.S. National Security Agency's widespread surveillance of Internet communications, the coordination of the Internet's technical infrastructure should move away from U.S. government oversight, said 10 groups involved in the Internet's technical governance.

    Written by Grant Gross16 Oct. 13 16:34
  • After WCIT, US lawmakers look for ways to advance Internet freedom

    Countries pushing for international regulation of the Internet through the U.N. International Telecommunication Union will not quit after a partial victory at an ITU meeting in December, some Internet government experts told U.S. lawmakers.

    Written by Grant Gross05 Feb. 13 19:53
  • After WCIT: Some observers fear content proposals

    Expect no major changes to the functioning of the Internet in the coming months after a controversial ending to the International Telecommunication Union's World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), but an agreement hammered out there may encourage countries to censor Web content in the longer term, participants and observers said.

    Written by Grant Gross14 Dec. 12 19:33
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  • The clock is ticking: Give IPv6 a test drive

    Major Websites are to test Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) by participating in World IPv6 Day, scheduled for June 8. Google, Facebook, and Yahoo, among others, have agreed to ensure that IPv6 entrances to their sites will be available, along with any network infrastructure needed to receive IPv6 traffic.

    Written by Keir Thomas13 Jan. 11 09:55
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