IANA transition not on schedule
Fri 19 Jun 2015, 14:40

Preparations for transitioning the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) out of United States oversight do not appear to be on track for the 30 September deadline. As a result, cautious pressure is mounting from the internet protocol numbers administration and protocol standardisation bodies to consider at least a “phased implementation” of the transition.

On the eve of the 53rd meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Buenos Aires, the IANA stewardship coordination group (ICG) tried to readjust the timeline for the reform of IANA function oversight.