…responsible for the global coordination of the Internet's system of unique identifiers. These include domain names (like .org, .museum and country codes like
.UK), as well as the addresses used in a variety of Internet protocols. Computers use these identifiers to
reach each other over the Internet. Careful management of these
resources is vital to the Internet's operation, so ICANN's global
stakeholders meet regularly to develop policies that ensure the
Internet's ongoing security and stability.