White Paper - Friday, June 5, 10:00 a.m.
Jim Fleming JimFleming at unety.net
Thu Jun 4 20:34:21 CEST 1998
@@@ http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/press/dns604.htm COMMERCE DEPARTMENT TO RELEASE POLICY STATEMENT ON THE INTERNET DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM Policy Statement Will Lay Out Administration Policy on Management of Internet Names and Addresses WHAT: Becky Burr, associate administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Office of International Affairs, will hold a press conference to release a Policy Statement on the Internet Domain Name System (DNS) that will lay out the Clinton Administration's policy for the transition of DNS functions to the private sector. WHEN Friday, June 5, 10:00 a.m. WHERE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC Room 4830 (Use Entrance on 14th Street, NW) BACKGROUND: This policy statement is the culmination of a year long effort to develop a plan for the Federal government to phase out its management of the Internet Domain Name System. The Commerce Department has sought comment in two separate public notices on this issue. The notices and the public comments are available on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) website at http://www.ntia.doc.gov. The Commerce Department's NTIA serves as the prinicipal adviser to the President, Vice President, and Secretary of Commerce on domestic and international communications and information issues. @@@@@@@@@@ -------- Logged at Fri Jun 5 17:00:28 MET DST 1998 ---------
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