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November 10, 2003In the news, the FT reports that "an attempt by developing countries to put management of the internet under United Nations auspices is likely to be shelved" - at least for now.
Developing countries are unhappy with the way internet registrar, Icann, operates, but the US and EU are defending what they believe is a successful model "based on minimal regulation and commercial principles."
UN officials believe this issue will not be solved until WSIS part 2 - in Tunis in 2005.
Update: More on Icann at Icann Focus.