Internet News - In Brief


• Nigeria’s request for an involuntary transfer of control over its .ng domain is about to be granted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the United States body that manages the Internet domain name system. Legal Adviser, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Basil Udotai, said in Lagos last weekend that the government has received positive confirmation to this effect. ICANN maintains that it is still talking to the Government about what might be done.