Who Runs the Internet? (Infographic)

According to ICANN, no one person, company, organization or government runs the Internet -- and the same goes for its governance.

by / March 8, 2013

According to an infographic from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), no one person, company, organization or government runs the Internet -- it is "a globally distributed computer network comprised of many voluntarily interconnected autonomous networks." 

And its governance is run in a similar fashion.

To get a feel for who's involved in Internet operations and how such operations work, check out the infographic below (click to enlarge).