NTIA approves IANA transition proposal

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today that the proposal developed by the global Internet multistakeholder community meets the criteria NTIA outlined in March 2014 when it stated its intent to transition the U.S. Government’s stewardship role for the Internet domain name system (DNS) technical functions, known as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions.

IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal assessment report is available here and more details are available here.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Internet Governance, NTIA, IANA transition, DNS, proposal, document, assessment, report

Posted on Monday 6 June 2016

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