Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

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(ICANN) The non-profit corporation that was formed to assume responsibility for IP address allocation, protocol parameter assignment and domain name system management. ICANN operates servers for one the the 13 root DNS server IP addresses.

According to its 2019-02-25 charter on interaction with governments, ICANN limits itself to providing governments with technical information on issues that impact its mission and does not lobby.


ICANN Organization Engagement with Governments and Standards Bodies.

Last updated: 2022-09-11

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