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GOP bill keeps US Internet control

April 7, 2014

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) has proposed legislation that would block the federal government from handing over control of the Internet management system.

Back in March, the Department of Commerce said it would begin to cede control over the system that operates the Internet's domain name system. That system is now controlled by the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

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