- ICANN is contracted by the U.S. government to carry out the IANA function, which includes allocating Internet number resources (IP addresses and AS Numbers) to the Regional Internet Registries from the pools of unallocated resources.
- The NRO Number Council serves as the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC), which has responsibility for nominating two ICANN Board members.
- RIPE NCC and ICANN Commit to Ongoing DNS Root Name Service Coordination
- RIPE NCC Joins Other Root Server Operators in Statement to ICANN
- IPv6 Deployment Panel at ICANN Meeting, Lisbon
- IPv6 Deployment Panel at ICANN Meeting
- ASO AC Selects Raimundo Beca to Serve New Term on ICANN Board
- The Internet Pavilion: Where Participation Makes the Difference
- Call for Comments on Revised ICANN Strategic Plan
- Fourth ICANN ASO General Assembly Meeting
Fourth ICANN ASO General Assembly Meeting
- Regional Internet Registry Joint Statement on ICANN Evolution and Reform
Regional Internet Registry Joint Statement on ICANN Evolution and Reform
- ICANN and RIR Relationship Agreement
ICANN and RIR Relationship Agreement
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) was formed in 1998. It is a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation with participants from all over the world dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable. It promotes competition and develops policy on the Internet’s unique identifiers.
The RIPE NCC and the RIPE community work closely with ICANN in a number of areas:
More information on the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs).