This Day in History: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Is Formed (1998)

This Day in History:
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Is Formed (1998)

ICANN is a nonprofit corporation that manages domain name systems, the assignment of IP addresses and protocol parameters, and root server systems. The original mandate for ICANN came from a US government proposal to privatize the management of Internet names and addresses to allow for the development of competition and to facilitate global participation in Internet management. Its functions are now performed under US Government contract. What are some criticisms of the organization? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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