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The Internet Just Got More… International


ICANN is no longer under the authority of the United States of America. TheĀ National Telecommunications and Information Administration has had control of domain names up until the first, but this service is officially independent and non-profit.

There are some that (bafflingly) think this will cause the internet to suddenly restrict Americans’ First Amdendment rights (freedom of speech, specifically), but it does appear to currently be a vocal minority.