ARIN LogoThe National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently requested comments from concerned Internet entities regarding the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) performance of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions. ICANN currently holds a contract with the NTIA to that is set to expire in September of 2011. The NTIA is interested in finding ways to improve IANA function performance through the development of a new IANA contract. ARIN made their response available via the arin-announce mailing list.