ICANN CEO Says 'Grassroots in Charge' After Change in U.S. Role

The Internet address system gatekeeper, independent after a split from the U.S. government, is now in a phase where "the grassroots are in charge," its top executive said. Goran Marby, president and chief executive of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, said in an interview that nothing has changed for people using the internet after the expiration of its contract with the U.S. Commerce Department.