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May, 2009

  • 22 May

    Senators urge NTIA to monitor ICANN-government relationship

    We previously reported that U.S. government oversight of ICANN will soon come to an end on September 30, and arguments have spewed from all sides within and outside of the U.S. Many countries, including those that make up the European Union, called for the formation of an international oversight coalition …

  • 5 May

    UK accused of stalling in fight against cybercrime

    The Council of Europe, a 60-year-old human rights organization, has expressed its strong concern about what it calls Britain’s failure to adequately fight Internet crimes, including the financing of terrorism. The convention on cybercrime was drawn up in November of 2001 and adopted by the Council of Europe’s 47 members. …

  • 4 May

    EU calls on Obama to give up Internet oversight

    The European Union has called on U.S. President Barack Obama to turn over U.S. oversight of the Internet to a larger body of nations. Currently, governance and security of the Internet rests solely with the non-profit organisation Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers or ICANN. The EU Commissioner, Viviane …