ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It is a non-profit corporation which was created in October 1998 in order to take over a number of Internet-related tasks previously performed by other organizations, notably IANA. These tasks include managing the assignment of domain names and IP addresses. To date, much of its work has concerned the introduction of seven of new generic top-level domains.
- http://www.icann.org is the ICANN web-site.