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Notice – Extension of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions Contract

March 10, 2012

The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) reached an agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to continue performing the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions until September 30, 2012.  The IANA functions are the key technical functions supporting the Internet Domain Name System.