If you’re a freqent reader of DomainNameWire you know that I think the US should retain control of the internet and its naming system. I particularly fear China having a say in how the internet is governed given its position on free speech.
Here’s a case in point. China keeps managing to close down a blog by a critic of the current communist regime. Wang Yi’s Microphone has changed domain names many times in an attempt to avoid blockage but the Chinese governement keeps finding ways to block him. Read more here.