internet network information center

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Internet Network Information Center definition

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(InterNIC) An umbrella entity created by the National Science Foundation in Spring 1992, in cooperation with the Internet community, consisting of Network Information Service Managers who provided and/or coordinated NSFNet services. General Atomics provided information services, AT&T provided directory and database services, and Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI) provided registration services.
In 1999 Internic was replaced by ICANN.
(http://internic.net/).
(http://nic.net/).
(2003-04-16)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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