HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Congress and Relevant Laws > GOP bill keeps US Internet control

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).


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

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

FCC: Spectrum Auction Rules Fulfill Congressional Mandate, Despite NAB Claims

The National Association of Broadcasters filed a lawsuit Aug. 18 to challenge the rules outlined in FCC's May spectrum incentive order...

Posted

The Battle Over Government-Run Internet Heats Up at FCC

If Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to stop states from blocking city-run broadband, he'll likely have to...

Posted

CEA: Discouraged at Broadcaster Auction Suit

The consumer Electronics Association is none too pleased with the National Association of Broadcasters' decision to sue the FCC over...

Posted

NAB sues FCC over 600 MHz incentive auction rules

The National Association of Broadcasters sued the FCC over its rules for next year's planned auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum...

Posted

More News


Headlines