Domain name system
Blocking privatization of the Domain Name System would put internet freedom at greater risk.
Cruz's legislation is the latest move in his long-running criticism of the government's plan.
Officials had hoped the transition would be finalized by the end of the year.
Congress must sign off if the transition involves government assets.
The government will have to temporarily extend its contract with ICANN.
Republicans need to take a stand for the future freedom of the Internet and not cede US control.
A fight is breaking out about who can call themselves a doctor on the Internet.
We need a framework that lets nations set their own policies while also growing the Internet.
There is a reasonable solution to ICANN's longstanding accountability problem.
Rep. Anna Eshoo is backing an industry that doesn't want its own generic domain names.
A coalition of tech advocacy groups is backing the Obama administration's move to relinquish...
The House Commerce Committee will hold a hearing next month to examine the Obama administration's...
Little to gain, much to lose by stalling IANA transition
"Once we move past a certain point, there is no leverage to pull back," Marco Rubio said.
Blocking a website does not equate to an assault on the security of the Internet as a whole.
The Commerce Department announced it would extend its contract with ICANN, putting off the...
The bill would let Congress review the move away from a US-controlled domain name system.
Of great concern is that a future CEO or board might take ICANN in an undesirable direction.
One issue is replacing the role the U.S. has played in protecting ICANN from threats.
Country code domain names such as .us and .uk aren’t property, a judge ruled.
“It’s basically look before you leap,” said Rep. Greg Walden.
Larry Strickling said relinquishing the U.S. oversight role will thwart China and Russia.
"Our announcement has led to some misunderstanding about our plan with some individuals raising...
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) applauded the recent decision by the Obama administration to relinquish...