There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the transition of the internet's critical functions from US government hand to ICANN. The Internet belongs to everyone.
Federal government bureaucrats handed the last vestiges of control to the ICANN, an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
The membership of this independent organization includes a myriad of governments and corporations as well as individual Internet users.
ICANN was already overseeing the distribution of Internet addresses, and now it officially owns IANNA the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, a database that stores all Internet domain names.
IANA is what ensures you see the DOSEOFNEWS “www.doseofnews.com” into your browser.