Countries don’t own their Internet domains, ICANN says

By GIXnews

By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | July 30th, 2014 It’s fighting an effort to seize Iran’s, Syria’s and North Korea’s domains in a civil settlement, saying they aren’t property. The Internet domain name for a country doesn’t belong to that country — nor to anyone, according to ICANN. Plaintiffs who successfully sued Iran, Syria…

ICANN assigns its last IPv4 addresses

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Feb 03, 2011 02:43 pm | IDG News Service The final blocks have been given to regional agencies, ushering in the IPv6 era by Stephen Lawson The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has handed out its last IPv4 addresses, leaving the remaining blocks to regional registries that in some cases may exhaust them within a…