There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter I.
ICANN stands for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It is a non-profit organization that is responsible for managing the internet’s domain name system (DNS), IP address allocation, and other internet protocol resources. ICANN was created in 1998 to oversee the technical management of the internet and ensure its stability and security.
ICANN works with a range of stakeholders, including governments, private companies, civil society organizations, and the global internet community, to develop policies and standards for the internet’s operation. ICANN is responsible for the coordination of the domain name system (DNS), which includes the assignment of domain names and IP addresses, the creation and management of top-level domains (TLDs), and the management of the root zone file, which serves as the authoritative source for all TLDs.
ICANN plays a critical role in ensuring the stability and security of the internet. Its work helps to ensure that the internet remains a reliable and trusted platform for communication, commerce, and information exchange around the world.
IP stands for Internet Protocol. It is a set of rules that governs the communication between devices on a network, such as the internet. The IP protocol enables devices to exchange information with each other by routing data packets between them.
Every device on a network, such as a computer or a mobile phone, has a unique IP address, which is a numerical label assigned to each device. IP addresses are used to identify and locate devices on the internet and enable them to communicate with each other.