ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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Number Resource Organization Executive Council(NRO EC)

The council in the NRO that represents the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) community in interactions with external organizations. The NRO EC consists of one representative from each of the RIRs.

Number Resource Organization Number Council(NRO NC)

The council in the NRO that oversees recommendations and manages the global policy development process relating to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. The NRO NC consists of representatives from the Regional Internet Registries and acts as the Address Supporting Organization Address Council in ICANN.

number resources

The hierarchical assignment of numbers necessary for Internet routing, namely Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and Autonomous System Numbers.