The following is a post from Michele Neylon of Blacknight Solutions, an i2Coalition member.
A lot of Internet Governance isn’t “sexy” or “exciting”. A lot of it is meetings, conference calls and emails discussing quite abstract concepts.
However, from time to time, there are big historic events that capture the world’s attention.
Last Friday evening the US government made one such announcement.
Up until now the US government has held a special position with respect to some of the core technical functions of the Internet.
However the Internet is global, so it was always expected that at some point there would be a transition away from this US stewardship.
What will happen next?
Read the entire post on Blacknight Solutions.