Last night the US government made a historic announcement.
You can read the press release here.
There’ll be a LOT of media coverage of this announcement in the coming days and weeks.
ICANN’s CEO Fadi Chehadé recorded a brief video last night to explain the importance of the announcement:
- US to give up control over ICANN (domainincite.com)
- In sudden announcement, US to give up control of DNS root zone (arstechnica.com)