ICANN Acronyms and Terms
Type in the acronym or term you are looking for in the Search bar below.
In addition to English, translated versions of acronyms and terms are also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish. Links for each language are located in the top right of the page.
Click the first letter of the term you are looking for to search alphabetically.
Do you have feedback on the definitions or the terms? Send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A database containing registration information about Internet resources, such as domain names or Internet Protocol (IP) numbering resources. These databases can be accessed using a variety of technologies, such as the WHOIS protocol or the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP).Also Known AsA public or symmetric key