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Organizations involved in coordinating and developing online communication technologies
  • IANA: Internet Assigned Numbers Authority; works on coordinating functions for the Internet
  • ICANN: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers; the corporation that is responsible for the IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management functions of the Internet
  • IETF: The Internet Engineering Task Force; a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet
  • IRTF: Internet Research Task Force; promotes research for the evolution of the future Internet by creating focused, long-term and small research groups working on topics related to Internet protocols, applications, architecture and technology
  • ISC: Internet Software Consortium; develops and maintains production quality Open Source reference implementations of core Internet protocols
  • ISOC: Internet Society; a professional membership society; provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
  • W3C: World Wide Web Consortium; develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) for the World Wide Web
  • CAIDA: Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis; provides tools and analyses promoting the engineering and maintenance of a robust, scalable global Internet infrastructure
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