ICANN Acronyms and Terms

ICANN has hundreds of acronyms and terms, which can be confusing. We created this multilingual tool to help explain what these terms mean and facilitate your work within the ICANN community.

ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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  • Generic Top-Level Domain Marketplace Health Index(gTLD Marketplace Health Index)

    A set of statistics and trends that ICANN publishes semiannually to track progress against its goals for the domain name marketplace. Based on criteria developed with community input, the index assesses whether the gTLD marketplace is upholding its goal of being robust, stable, and trusted.