Ted Cruz: Obama Plan to Give Up Internet Control ‘Likely Illegal’

July 12, 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) called on Congress to stop the Obama administration from giving away control of the Internet with congressional authorization — a move Cruz said is likely illegal.

Since 1998, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization that assigns domain names for the Internet and manages IP addresses, has operated under a contract with the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The NTIA plans to end its relationship with ICANN on Sept. 30.

Read more at: https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/2016/07/12/ted-cruz-obama-plan-to-give-up-internet-control-likely-illegal/



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

FCC Votes To Advance Proposal To Allow All-Digital AM

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (MB Docket Nos. 19-311, 13-249) asks the industry to share its insights...

Posted

CA Raided 'Teen Rescue', Trying to Close Christian Boarding School

The state wants to re-label the school as a "community care facility" and put it under heavy regulation by the Department of Social Services.

Posted

New Bill Would Narrow STELAR’s Reach

Congress continues to search for a solution to the STELAR debate, with a new bill now circulating...

Posted

Pai Announces Public Auction for C-Band Spectrum

FCC will run auction that will sell 280 MHz for the development of 5G.

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines