On Oct. 1, the National Telecommunications and Infrastructure Administration’s  (NTIA) contract with the nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) expires and the transition to a global multistakeholder governance model goes into effect. Unless, of course, Congress stops it. R Street tech policy fellow Anne Hobson discuss the transition, and what it means for the future of internet governance.

You can also read her detailed analysis of the arguments for and against the transition here. R Street is also hosting a panel discussion on the topic on Sept. 30 (RSVP here).

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