internet corporation for assigned names and numbers

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Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers definition

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(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.
ICANN Home (http://icann.org/).
(2002-01-09)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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