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Tag: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

  • Saturday, June 27th 2015 - 06:46 UTC

    Falklands' 'fk' domain battle at the ICANN Buenos Aires conference

    The organisation ICANN originally gave the Falklands their own web address in 1997 and then confirmed the Islands' online presence in 2005 with 'fk'.

    The British government has stood up to Argentina in a battle over the Falkland Islands' right to exist in cyberspace at the ICANN conference in Buenos Aires. Argentina is furious that the disputed territory is allowed to give websites a “.fk” address - identifying them as hailing from the disputed territory and brought up the issue during the current conference.

  • Thursday, April 24th 2014 - 02:25 UTC

    Brazil sets the path for the future of a free, open and transparent internet

    President Rousseff at the opening of the NETMundial conference in Sao Paulo

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said at the Wednesday opening of a gathering in Sao Paulo that no country can have “more weight than another” in governing cyberspace. Delegations from more than 85 countries are attending the NETMundial international conference which during two days will debate Internet issues and try to reach an agreement on a new oversight model.

  • Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 05:23 UTC

    Internet governance to be debated at the Net Mundial conference in Brazil

    The two day meeting in Sao Paulo will address the future of internet and cyber-spying

    US Commerce Department's decision to ease its governance over the Internet and open it up to other countries will be the subject of much debate in Brazil starting Wednesday. Government representatives from around the world are heading to Sao Paulo for Net Mundial, a two-day meeting to discuss how the future of Internet governance will be handled.

  • Thursday, October 10th 2013 - 00:48 UTC

    Brazil wants to catch the spies and will host global summit on Internet governance next April

    Rousseff conferring in Brasilia with Fadi Chehade (L), chief executive of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

    Brazil, which has slammed massive US electronic spying on its territory, said on Wednesday it would host a global summit on Internet governance in April. President Dilma Rousseff made the announcement after conferring in Brasilia with Fadi Chehade, chief executive of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).