Iran aims to undermine US global Internet management
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 19
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
Iran is taking measures to put an end to the US domination of global Internet management.
"Iran has officially taken the issue of ending US domination of global Internet management into the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU)," Fars News Agency quoted Nasrollah Jahangiri, Iran's deputy communication and information technology minister as saying August 19.
According to the report, an Iranian delegation lead by Mahmoud Vaezi, the minister of communication and information technology is following the issue of allocation of more opportunities for states in governing the global Internet network in the ICANN session.
Jagangiri also said projects such as electronic government and national network would be designed in a way completely ensuring Iran's political sovereignty, the report adds.
Edited by CN