Recently, Reps. Bob Inglis, Spencer BachusSpencer Thomas BachusManufacturers ramp up pressure on Senate to fill Ex-Im Bank board Bipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on Export-Import Bank nominees Overnight Finance: Trump, lawmakers take key step to immigration deal | Trump urges Congress to bring back earmarks | Tax law poised to create windfall for states | Trump to attend Davos | Dimon walks back bitcoin criticism MORE, Rich Boucher and I sent a letter calling for a Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the Commerce Department's pending review of a proposed agreement between VeriSign and ICANN. Valid concerns have been raised that the ".com" domain name registry could become an unregulated monopoly.  In addition, the proposal guarantees VeriSign the opportunity to unilaterally increase prices in most years of the new contract.

It just makes sense that the Committee that has oversight of this issue take a close look. This matter will directly affect Internet operation and cost.