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GOP pushes delay of Internet power transfer

July 16, 2014

House Republicans are pushing the Senate to delay the Obama administration's plan for relinquishing America's oversight role over the Internet. Speaking at an event on Internet governance Wednesday, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) touted a House Republican bill that could pump the brakes on the Commerce Department’s plans to step back from its oversight role of the Internet’s Web address system and encouraged the Senate to take up the bill.



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