What is ICANN?

ICANN ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is an organisation that manages and set policies for all policies for top-level domains and DNS (Domain Name System).

ICANN is responsible for managing and coordinating the Domain Name System (DNS) and the unique assignment of:

  • Internet domain names
  • Numerical IP Addresses
  • Protocol Port Identifier Assignments
  • DNS Root Server Systems

Here are some few rules set by ICANN for all registrar to comply, for example:

  • Require customers to agree with their terms when it comes to domain registration and domain transfer.
  • Make registrant's information public and make sure it stays up to date.
  • Timely reminder of domain when registrants domain is about to expire.
  • Solelyweb is an ICANN accredited domain registrar. This means that we are fulfilling the requirements set by ICANN. If you want to learn more about the role and function of ICANN, check out their website.

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