Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
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Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers(body, networking)
(ICANN) The non-profit corporation that was formed to assume responsibility for IP address allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management functions now performed under U.S. Government contract by IANA and other entities.
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ICANN(Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, www.icann.org) A non-profit, international association incorporated in the U.S. in 1998. ICANN coordinates all the Internet's naming, addressing and protocol systems, and it accredits domain name registrars. For a list of more than a thousand active registrars worldwide, visit www.icann.org/en/registrars/accredited-list.html. For a list of top-level domain names, such as .com and .net, see Internet domain name.
IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority)
IANA is the ICANN operating unit that maintains the official repositories of data and function definitions pertaining to domains, addressing and protocols (see IANA). See IGF and how to register a domain name.
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