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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on NetMundial Internet Governance Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 6, 2014
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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today issued the following statement on the official launch of the NetMundial Initiative on Internet governance by the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), in partnership with the World Economic Forum.
 
“I welcome the NetMundial initiative announced today, which is based on the principles and roadmap developed in Brazil last April by the global Internet multistakeholder community. I hope it will be successful in advancing multistakeholder Internet governance that is open, transparent and allows for the participation of all interested parties.”