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House adopts proposal to halt Internet oversight shift

May 30, 2014

The House early Friday adopted a proposal to limit the administration's ability to advance with plans to cede certain management of Internet domains.

Passed 229-178, Rep. Sean Duffy's (R-Wis.) amendment to the 2015 Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations bill would prohibit the use of funds to relinquish the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) responsibility of assigning Internet domains.

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