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Dueling domains

As the comment period ends for the Commerce Department's domain green paper, the Net watches as Netizens and companies weigh in.

The public comment period for the Commerce Department's See previous coverage: Dealing with domains proposal to transfer the domain name system to the private sector has closed, and federal agencies, Netizens, and companies have all weighed in. In the balance hangs a system worth millions of dollars that affects the entire global network.

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