July 15, 2005

Turkish group seeks to control some Internet root

A Turkish group seeking to improve communications technology is pushing the use of a splinter Internet network that might avoid control by the United States. The Turkish Informatics Association wants to use that alternative network to offer Internet addresses that end in a company or individual name such as "www.yourname" without ".com" or a country code like ".tr" for Turkey.

[ABC News - see also the comments on IcannWatch]

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