Internet technical and management organizations have responsibilities for the protocols and standards that:
Enable basic end-to-end communications (such as the Internet Protocol);
Provide the resources that direct these communications (such as IP addresses and the Domain Name System);
Help with the provision of reliable connectivity that ensures the communications reach their intended destinations,thus linking end-users (such as global telecommunication, satellite and cable system operators, Internet Exchange Points, etc.); and
Policy and education necessary to ensure the Internet’s openness, continuity and flexibility.