Judge Denies States’ Bid To Enjoin Privatization Of Domain Name System Functions

Mealey's (October 4, 2016, 9:58 AM EDT) -- GALVESTON, Texas — In a Sept. 30 minute order, a Texas federal judge denied an application for declaratory and injunctive relief by four U.S. states that sought to halt the transfer of the U.S. government’s trusteeship of certain name and addressing functions for the Internet domain name system (DNS) under its contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to a newly formed private entity (State of Arizona, et al. v. National Telecommunications and Information Administration, et al., No. 3:16-cv-00274, S.D. Texas)....
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