What is IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority)?

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority manages worldwide IP address designation, independent framework number allocation, root zone management in the Domain Name System (DNS), media types, and other Internet Protocol-related symbols and Internet numbers. It was established in 1988 and by the U.S. Federal Government. IANA is extensively liable for the assignment of universally unique names and numbers that are utilized in Internet protocols that are published as Request for Comments documents.