One of the most important reasons why not to allow sources like the UN to take control of the internet is because, if the wrong crowd were to take up use of government/military domains, it could enable them to exploit the addresses for bad goals. That's one of the reasons why opposition to Obama's effort to endanger the internet has been launched
Cruz and Duffy’s legislation “will ensure that the United States maintains sole ownership of the .gov and .mil top-level domains, which are vital to national security,” according to the memo.
There's also the dangers of hackers, who could probably exploit a slapdash transfer to jeopardize security and conduct phishing scams. SC Magazine quotes
a CEO from Invincea telling that ICANN's work doesn't include oversight of potential threat vectors. But with the Obama administration's questionable record, how can we possibly trust them to ensure security will continue to be managed well? There's no guarantee the Obama administration, or even a Hillary Clinton-led government, would ensure the safety of security. That's why Republican politicians in Congress
are doing the right thing to fight
all careless management of a transfer to foreign sources.
Labels: communications, military, political corruption, UN corruption, United States, US Congress