DNS: Great White Paper - Friday, June 5, 10:00 a.m.

DNS: Great White Paper - Friday, June 5, 10:00 a.m.

From: Jim Fleming <JimFleming§unety.net>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 11:52:43 -0500
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COMMERCE DEPARTMENT TO RELEASE POLICY STATEMENT ON THE INTERNET DOMAIN NAME
SYSTEM
  
             Policy Statement Will Lay Out Administration Policy on
                    Management of Internet Names and Addresses
  
WHAT: Becky Burr, associate administrator, National Telecommunications and
Information Administration's Office of International Affairs, will hold a
press conference to release a Policy Statement on the Internet Domain Name
System (DNS) that will lay out the Clinton Administration's policy for the
transition of DNS functions to the private sector. 
  
WHEN Friday, June 5, 10:00 a.m. 

WHERE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 

Room 4830 (Use Entrance on 14th Street, NW)

BACKGROUND: This policy statement is the culmination of a year long effort
to develop a plan for the Federal government to phase out its management of
the Internet Domain Name System. The Commerce Department has sought comment
in two separate public notices on this issue. The notices and the public
comments are available on the National Telecommunications and Information
Administration (NTIA) website at http://www.ntia.doc.gov. The Commerce
Department's NTIA serves as the prinicipal adviser to the President, Vice
President, and Secretary of Commerce on domestic and international
communications and information issues. 
  
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