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IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority)
The IANA is the authority originally responsible for overseeing the Domain Name System, Top Level Domains and the Internet's root servers.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is the independent, non-profit organization that was formed to take responsibility for Internet governance, including assigning IP Address, Domain Name System management and domain name allocation.
An impression is a term used to describe a page view on a web sites. Whereas a hit describes a request for a file on a web page, an impression describes an instance of a visitor viewing the whole page. Information about impressions is used to determine the number of visitors that are coming to a particular web site.
Intellectual property
Intellectual property is generally some sort of information or data that is given the same consideration as goods and services in terms of legal protection against infringement and copyrights.
The Internet is the sum total of inter-connected computer networks that allows a user, connected at any computer on any network, to access any other computer on any other network. This "network of networks" uses the TCP/IP protocols and evolved from the ARPAnet of the late 1960's.
Internet Address
Please see urlURL.
Internet Protocol (IP) Numbers
Please see IP Address.
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a company, individual or organization that may provide Internet access, web hosting services and email services, typically in exchange for a fee.
Internet Society (ISOC)
The Internet Society is a professional membership organization that focuses on the goal of cooperation and coordination between all organizations involved in developing the Internet.
InterNIC (Internet Network Information Center), is a registered service mark of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The InterNIC, formerly responsible for registering and maintaining the .com, .net and .org Top Level Domains names is currently an informational web site established to provide the public with information about domain name registration.
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