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Does Congress matter? Commerce Dept. reviews Internet giveaway proposal lawmakers prohibited.

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By Robert Romano at NetRight Daily and Americans for Limited GovernmentProtectTheInternetLOGO

On March 23, the National Institute of Standards and Technology awarded a $18,690 sole-source contract to the President and Fellows of Harvard College to review a Commerce Department proposal to relinquish the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

There’s only one problem. Congress defunded the Commerce Department from relinquishing the IANA functions in the omnibus spending bill.

So how exactly can the Commerce Department be giving out a taxpayer-funded no-bid contract to review the Internet domain name system functions giveaway that Commerce is prohibited from even executing?

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