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US Goverment Ready to Pass On DNS Control to ICANN

The United States government has been managing the Domain Naming System –a key component of the Internet– for nearly 18 years, on October 1st, this responsibility will fall on ICANN’s (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) shoulder. DNS system is responsible for the tracking and translation of human-readable names like TheMerkle.com or Google.com to an IP network address (comprised of numbers). The US government was in charge of administering the top-level …
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