ICANN and the international tug-of-war over internet control

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ICANN -- the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers -- has a contract with the Commerce Department to manage the internet's root directory. But that contract expires in 2015, and top U.S. officials want a change.

Gautham Nagesh, tech policy reporter for The Wall Street Journal, discussed the possible implications with Government Matters.

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