Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
The Internet Networking IT

Countries Don't Own Their Internet Domains, ICANN Says 113

Posted by timothy
from the do-they-meta-own-them? dept.
angry tapir writes 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 and North Korea as sponsors of terrorism want to seize the three countries' ccTLDs (country code top-level domains) as part of financial judgments against them. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which oversees the Internet, says they can't do that because ccTLDs aren't even property.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Countries Don't Own Their Internet Domains, ICANN Says

Comments Filter:

Mr. Cole's Axiom: The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Working...