2/28/2006

China Prepares to Launch Alternate Internet

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:55 pm

The Chinese government has announced plans to launch an alternate Internet root system with new Chinese character domains for dot-com and dot-net. This may mean that Chinese Internet users will no longer rely on ICANN, the U.S.-backed domain name administrator, and, as one commentator notes, could be the beginning of the end of the globally interoperable Internet.

Source: Slashdot

 

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