[OT] Internet may "fall apart" next month, says EU

Scott Elcomb psema4-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Thu Nov 17 01:31:24 UTC 2005

On 10/13/05, psema4 <psema4-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Haven't seen much information about this since last year, but
> apparently it's become a little heated...
> "A battle has erupted over who governs the internet, with America
> demanding to maintain a key role in the network it helped create and
> other countries demanding more control.
> The European commission is warning that if a deal cannot be reached at
> a meeting in Tunisia next month the internet will split apart."
> http://politics.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/10/13/1843200
> http://technology.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,16559,1589967,00.html

Looks like things should remain relatively peaceful on this front for a while:

"US defends its control over new domains in last-minute global deal"

Scott Elcomb
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