OBAMA RELEASES INTERNET OVERSIGHT

Posted on October 1, 2016

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AFP: “The US government on Saturday ended its formal oversight role over the internet, handing over management of the online address system to a global non-profit entity. The US Commerce Department announced that its contract had expired with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which manages the internet’s so-called root zone.”

That leaves ICANN as a self-regulating organization that will be operated by the internet’s “stakeholders” — engineers, academics, businesses, non-government and government groups.”

DC: “An internal proposed strategy from George Soros’s Open Society Justice Initiative calls for international regulation of private actors’ decisions on “what information is taken off the Internet and what may remain.” Those regulations, the document notes, should favor “those most supportive of open society.” …
The call for international control of the internet is part of a 34-page document titled “2014 Proposed strategy” that lays out OSJI’s goals for between 2014 and 2017
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Yahoo: US cuts cord on internet oversight
LEAKED SOROS DOCS CALL FOR INTERNET CONTROL: GIVEAWAY TO UN BY OBAMA IN SEPTEMBER

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