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Standards

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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.

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