ICANN's CEO to Visit China Amid Censorship Concerns

The head of the global Internet addressing authority will visit China this week, according to people briefed on the matter, highlighting questions about China's Web censorship after it applied to offer domain names that end with Chinese characters. Rod Beckstrom, CEO of the California-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will visit China for two days in his first trip to the country since taking his current job in June last year, according to one of the people.