Originally Posted by phio
"Groups like Icann will have their hands full trying to keep controlling governments from restricting freedom of the Internet."
I really don't thinks it's ICANNs job to do that...
No, but they should have sufficient independence to ensure an adequate supply of name to all to prevent the US Government hampering everyone else on the Internet and thereby impeding not only their democratic but also economic development. It is time to the tell the Commerce Dept to butt out!