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Now even EUROPE is slapping down ICANN in internet power struggle

Alan Brown Silver badge

rich uncles

ICANN controls the root servers and hence the global DNS system.

There have been alternate roots, but ICANN leveraged its dominance to shut them down.

Walking away from ICANN requires setting up a new set of DNS roots AND convincing the rest of the world to use them.

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