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Cyber News: Developments at ICANN

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Last week, the US Commerce Department said it would relinquish its supervisory role over ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, in 2015. This is part of a larger trend reducing the role of the US in international Internet governance. Our partner Vince Vitkowsky explained the background to this in an article for Cyberinquirer late last year: Snowden Affair Fuels the Conflict for Control of the Internet