Is the Internet Really Free of US Control?

The article critically examines US government's withdrawal from direct oversight over ICANN, and argues that the jurisdictional controls over ICANN that the US retains means that ICANN can hardly be said to have become independent of the US state.

The article suggest that a good interim measure for getting such independence is for ICANN to seek jurisdictional immunity from the US government, for which there exists precedents.
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