Friday, July 08, 2005

Turks set up alternative internet

Get rid of US control

A TURKISH group which wants the US out of the Internet, is pushing for the development of a second internet network.

According to Associated Press, the plan is being prepared by the Turkish Informatics Association and Amsterdam-based Unified Identity Technology.

A federation of independent root operators, The Public-Root, is already trying to build its alternative network with 13 root servers in 10 countries, including Turkey.

The system they are designing offer Internet addresses that end in a company or individual name but no ".com" or a country code.

Read the rest of the article on the Inquirer

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