V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):
Inter Network Information Center (org., Internet), "InterNIC"
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
Internet Network Information Center
(InterNIC) An umbrella entity created by the
National Science Foundation in Spring 1992, in cooperation
with the Internet community, consisting of Network Information
Service Managers who provided and/or coordinated NSFNet
services. General Atomics provided information services,
AT&T provided directory and database services, and Network
Solutions, Inc. (NSI) provided registration services.
In 1999 Internic was replaced by ICANN.