Sen. Cruz Remains Committed to Delaying, Blocking IANA Handoff

September 15, 2016

Following a marathon (over three hours) hearing on the U.S. government transition of domain naming oversight — where the hand-off was billed as either a blow for internet freedom and openness or a strike against the First Amendment and U.S. control of the .gov and .mil extensions — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Oversight subcommittee, remained convinced it was the latter.

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