Russia, China, inventing the internet, losing control…but Trump leaves it there.
Last night’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton certainly was spirited. And there was a brief moment where it looked like the ICANN/IANA transition might be mentioned, at least at a high level.
My ears perked up when moderator Lester Holt asked this question:
Our next segment is called “Securing America.” We want to start with a 21st century war happening every day in this country. Our institutions are under cyber attack, and our secrets are being stolen. So my question is, who’s behind it? And how do we fight it?
This would be the time for a candidate to interject with something about the IANA transition, and the most likely person to mention it would be Trump given that his campaign has released a statement about it.
And for a second, it looked like Trump might go there. He mentioned the trigger words Russia and China, the U.S. creating the internet, and losing control. Referring to the DNC hacking, he said: Click here to continue reading…