Network Solutions Inc. says it’s new to the lobbying game. If so, thecompany seems to have figured out how to play the angles pretty quickly.

NSI is in a nasty spat with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names andNumbers (ICANN), a nonprofit group set up by the U.S. Department of Commerceto create competition in the sale of Internet addresses and to serve as agoverning board for domain name registrations. That competition comes at theexpense of Herndon, Va.-based NSI, which won a government contract in 1992to be the sole registrar of “.com”, “.net,” and “.org” addresses.

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