Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is the entity that oversees global IP address allocation, DNS? root zone management, and other Internet protocol assignments. It is operated by ICANN. (Wikipedia) The website homepage carries this slogan: "Dedicated to preserving the central coordinating functions of the global Internet for the public good."

Website: http://www.iana.org/

The IANA site includes various information including:

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