Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has urged world leaders to maintain a multi-stakeholder model for governance of the Internet as the United States releases its stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
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Two Australians will serve on the group overseeing the process that will result in an end to the US government's role in overseeing the Domain Name System (DNS).
Internet heavyweights Google, Facebook, Yahoo! are among a number of major Web companies in support of World IPv6 day, slated for 8 June 2011.