United States Cedes Control of the Internet, Gawker Is Shutting Down… [Tech News Digest]


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The U.S. Government cedes control of the internet, Gawker calls it a day, Twitter tries to get better, Amazon launches a Product Hunt section, and how to play Pac-Man with a dog. ICANN Takes Control of the Internet The U.S. Government is ceding control of the internet’s Domain Naming System (DNS), handing complete control over to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). For the past 20 years, ICANN has been under the control of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), but that’s all set to change on October 1st. ICANN, a non-profit organization which has been…

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