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Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN")
- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is the private sector, non-profit corporation created in 1998 to assume responsibility for IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management functions.
Address Supporting Organization ("ASO")
- The ICANN Supporting Organization responsible for reviewing and developing recommendations on IP address policy.
Generic Names Supporting Organization ("GNSO")
- The ICANN Supporting Organization responsible for developing policy for the domain name system.
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority ("IANA")
- In conjunction with ICANN, IANA coordinates ccTLD and root server issues and handles procotol number assignment.
World Wide Alliance of Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)
- The primary website of the country-code top-level domain managers and registries that participate in the activities of ICANN. Contains links to the five regional ccTLDs organizations (AFTLD, APTLD, CENTR, LACTLD, and NATLD).
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