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What does ICANN stand for?

ICANN stands for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers
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ICANN, the international regulatory body for Web architecture, met here Monday to discuss expanding the list of top level domain names and a new generation of Internet protocol to adopt fundamental decisions on the biggest issues facing the Internet industry on a global scale," said ICAAN-based non-profit corporation, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers manages the Domain Name System and Internet Protocol addresses that form the technical backbone of the Web.
Critics have long charged the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the authority that assigns domain names, with artificially choking off the number of possible Web addresses.
For Syracuse University's Milton Mueller, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is too important not to have a bio, starting now.