Internet is not governed by any particular body. It is not governed by many volunteer organizations. There is no single authoritative organization. Various volunteer organizations are responsible for different types of activities as listed below:
- The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) is responsible for discussing and allocating resources.
- The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is responsible for discussing and investigating the operational and technical problems of Internet.
- The InterNIC is responsible for providing registration services to Internet community.