[discuss] discuss Digest, Vol 3, Issue 67

John Curran jcurran at istaff.org
Mon Feb 17 17:36:58 UTC 2014

On Feb 17, 2014, at 12:27 PM, Phil Corwin <psc at vlaw-dc.com> wrote:

> Well that's a conjecture that even senior ICANN officials have made publicly within the past few days---
> Asked if it's practical for ICANN and the IANA functions to disentangle themselves from the U.S., [ICANN Vice President-Europe Nigel] Hickson said the U.S. Congress could probably pass legislation to change the relationship, but it would have to be done in a way that satisfies both political parties.

Nigel's point that legislation could change the relationship is valid,
but does not address whether legislation is _required_ to do so...


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