back to article Take it away, ICANN: US States drop internet handover lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by four US states' attorneys general against the US government over the ICANN internet handover has been dropped. A notice of voluntary dismissal [pdf] was filed on Friday, two weeks after the lawsuit failed in its main goal of imposing a restraining order on the transition of the IANA contract to DNS …

  1. Fatman
    WTF?

    """Motivations""" for stopping the transfer?

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) (Oh, look at this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Paxton )

    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R)

    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) (Oh, take a look at his Career as AG: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Pruitt )

    Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt

    Could the motivations be political in making???

    Enquiring minds want to know.

  2. Captain DaFt

    Wow!

    You mean they finally realised that no matter how hard and long you flog a dead horse, it's never pulling your wagon?

    1. Ole Juul

      Re: Wow!

      "You mean they finally realised that no matter how hard and long you flog a dead horse, it's never pulling your wagon?

      I doubt that lot will ever learn that. More likely the head council realised it was a dead end for him.

  3. Pen-y-gors

    Next stage?

    Perhaps ICANN can now consider changing from being a non-profit Californian corporation to being a non-profit Icelandic corporation, just to make it clear who isn't the boss any more.

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