Strickling Says U.S. Not 'Giving Away' Internet

A top Commerce Department official defended the Obama administration’s plan to relinquish oversight of the body that manages Internet domain names and addresses, pushing back against growing Republican opposition to the move. The administration said last month that it planned to step back from supervising the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which manages the system of domain names and addresses that serve as signposts on the Internet.