Private Sector Group Submits Internet Name Plan

(Reuters) One of the founders of the Internet on Friday presented the Clinton administration with a consensus plan to privatize management of the global network's critical addressing system. Jon Postel, who heads the government contractor that currently runs the system telling computers where to route all Internet traffic, said the plan had been hashed out by many groups and companies to meet the administration's requirements for phasing out U.S. management of the global network. see also TechWeb, New York Times and InfoWorld. 5 October 1998

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