The Dumbest Things Said About the Internet

Last week, long-serving Wisconsin Congressman James Sensenbrenner sought to defend his vote repealing FCC internet privacy rules, by telling constituents that they don’t have to use the internet if they don’t like it.  In doing so, the former House Judiciary Committee Chairman evoked memories of the late-Senator Ted Stevens and joined him and some others…

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition Ted Cruz Leads Congressional Opposition In March 2014, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its plan to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community.  NTIA said the transition proposal must have broad community backing and: Support and enhance the multi-stakeholder model; Maintain…