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What is ICANN and how Domain WHOIS Verification Process

What is ICANN?

ICANN is an abbreviation name of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Which is a non-profit organisation that is responsible for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation.
In addition, it is a generic and country code Top-Level domain name (gTLD) system management.

What is ICANN Verification?

It is the organisation responsible for setting the various policies and procedures that govern domain registries for generic top-level domain (gTLD) names.
To clarify, it requires from each registered domain to provide identifying contact information for the registrant (owner), administrator, and billing contacts.
Including full name, postal address, email address, phone number. These data known as WHOIS data, and it’s included on the domain’s record in the public WHOIS database.
Consequently the main job of ICANN is coordinating names and numbers linked with internet addresses, and not to register domain names.

ICANN’s Whois verification process

After registering the new domain. An email sent to the Registrant email address specified for the domain. To verify contact information is valid by clicking a link that usually included in the verification email.
Also the verification email will be sent after any editing action to the bellow registrant contact fields:

  • First Name.
  • Last name.
  • Email Address.

The Domain Registrar You’re Looking For

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers manage variety of naming systems. In addition, should you run into a dispute over a domain name that infringes on your brand or intellectual property. Certainly ICANN is where you’ll need to go to resolve the dispute.

ICANN’s impact

  • IP Addresses: ICANN divvies up IP addresses and distributes them to the five main registries around the world.
  • DNS: ICANN manages the registration of DNS registrars, on the other hand it does not determine the prices of domain names.
  • Root servers: These are the servers at the base or “root” of your DNS hierarchy. And ICANN coordinates with them to assign IP addresses.

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