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NTIA Awards IANA Functions Contract to ICANN

The U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has announced that it has awarded the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions contract to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).  The IANA functions are key technical services critical to the continued operations of the Internet's underlying address book, the Domain Name System (DNS).

Related topics: DNS, ICANN, Internet Governance, IP Addressing, Policy & Regulation

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Broken link JoeC  –  Jul 04, 2012 1:36 AM PDT

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