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ICANN

abbr.
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN

(ˈaɪkæn)
acronym for
(Communications & Information) Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
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211) ICANN adopted its independent review policy after an elaborate and lengthy inquiry, including recommendations from an independent review advisory committee.
Ultimately, the transfer of IANA to ICANN is more of a formality than a real change of policy.
Until recently, the internet and ICANN were under the oversight and protection of the US Government.
Very few people have the breadth and depth of experience across the ICANN eco-system that Becky brings to the table, said Lisa Hook, CEO and President, Neustar.
ICANN said it sympathized with the underlying claims against Iran and the other countries, but filed a motion last Tuesday to quash the attempted seizure.
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) has identified training, policy engagement, partnerships, incubation and entrepreneurship as the key areas in implementing its Africa strategy.
National governments have recognized an increasing stake in ICANN policy decisions, especially in cases where Internet policy intersects with national laws addressing such issues as intellectual property, privacy, law enforcement, and cybersecurity.
When we met three months ago at the ICANN meeting in Prague, I felt a sense of frustration at our inability to come together and move the Africa agenda forward," said Chehade.
Section B describes ICANN and the role it plays in the administration of the DNS.
The four approved countries may request local language internet addresses to be included in a domain names root system that will be accessible to users worldwide by the middle of this year, according to ICANN.
A California-based non-profit corporation, ICANN manages the Domain Name System (DNS) that forms the technical backbone of the Web and allows website addresses, for example, to be typed as words instead of a series of numbers.
ICANN said the new Affirmation marks a new stage in its development as an international entity and it confirms that the ICANN model of public participation works.