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.A domain name is an identification label that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control in the Internet, based on the Domain Name System (DNS).^ Copyright 2008 Domain Name Internet .
  • DomainNameInternet.com - Internet Domain Name, Best Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domainnameinternet.com [Source type: News]

^ Domain names on the Internet .

^ The Domain Name System (DNS) helps users to find their way around the Internet.
  • InterNIC | FAQs on the Domain Names, Registrars, and Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.internic.net [Source type: General]

.Domain names are used in various networking contexts and application-specific naming and addressing purposes.^ Which domain name do we use?
  • Hurricane Electric - Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.he.net [Source type: General]

^ That web address is called a domain name .
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^ A domain name is a user-friendly IP address that is used to locate a specific website.
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.They are organized in subordinate levels (subdomains) of the DNS root domain, which is nameless.^ It may be set apart by the domain name registry for the registration of third-level domains or registered to a third party as a subdomain.

^ Well, when speaking about the domain name registry, it is interesting to learn that we are essentially dealing with an organization or a group that is in charge for assigning domain names for the TLD that they handle.
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^ The Root Zone Database represents the delegation details of top-level domains, including gTLDs such as “.COM”, and country-code TLDs such as “.UK”.
  • IANA — Root Zone Database 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.iana.org [Source type: Academic]

.The first-level set of domain names are the top-level domains (TLDs), including the generic top-level domains (gTLDs), such as the prominent domains com, net and org, and the country code top-level domains (ccTLDs).^ A: These are new.net domain names.
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^ NewOpps.com : Domain Names .
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^ Enter a Domain Name: .com .
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.Below these top-level domains in the DNS hierarchy are the second-level and third-level domain names that are typically open for reservation by end-users that wish to connect local area networks to the Internet, run web sites, or create other publicly accessible Internet resources.^ DNS servers translate these domain names into...
  • Domain names Resources | ZDNet 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]
  • domain names Resources | ZDNet 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Internet domain name registration includes: .
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^ Premium, top-level domain names at unbeatable prices, guaranteed!
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.The registration of these domain names is usually administered by domain name registrars who sell their services to the public.^ A: These are new.net domain names.
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^ Domain Name Reseller-Purchase domain name|Buy domain name|domain name registration|sell domain names|domain name reseller|domain name registration .
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^ Lowest pricing on Domain Name Registration!

.Individual Internet host computers use domain names as host identifiers, or hostnames.^ This type of domain name is also called a hostname.
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^ Internet domain name registration includes: .
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^ You can park a domain name on domain name using Shared IP domain hosting.
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.Hostnames are the leaf labels in the domain name system usually without further subordinate domain name space.^ This type of domain name is also called a hostname.
  • Domain Names and Domain Name Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.salemglobal.com [Source type: News]

^ DNS stands for Domain Name System.
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^ This is a basic explanation of domain name system.
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.Hostnames appear as a component in Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) for Internet resources such as web sites (e.g., en.wikipedia.org).^ The first part is known as the URL, (which stands for Uniform Resource Locator).
  • Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domainingarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the string of letters that define the 'location' of a resource and how to get to it e.g.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ These names appear as a component of a Web site's URL, e.g.
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.Domain names are also used as simple identification labels to indicate ownership or control of a resource.^ Using a custom domain name .
  • Using a custom domain name | Tumblr 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.tumblr.com [Source type: General]

^ The complete domain name resource .
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^ Cheap domain resources Cheap domain names .
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.Such examples are the realm identifiers used in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), the DomainKeys used to verify DNS domains in e-mail systems, and in many other Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs).^ Names used for other purposes in the Domain Name System (DNS), for example the special name which follows the @ sign in an email address, or the Top-level domains like .com, or the names used by the Session Initiation Protocol (VoIP), or DomainKeys.
  • Domain Names and Domain Name Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.salemglobal.com [Source type: News]

^ DNS is what makes using domain...
  • domain names Resources | ZDNet 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

^ The domain names are frequently used as "pointers" to other data in the DNS. 3.6.1.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.An important purpose of domain names is to provide easily recognizable and memorizable names to numerically addressed Internet resources.^ Have a domain name already with another provider?
  • QTH.com Web Hosting and Domain Name Registrations 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC billing.qth.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The complete domain name resource .
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^ Cheap domain resources Cheap domain names .
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.This abstraction allows any resource (e.g., website) to be moved to a different physical location in the address topology of the network, globally or locally in an intranet.^ This is the physical address of the computer where the website is located on the internet.

^ Domain names are the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) addresses which identify the location of a website.
  • Domain Name, Trademark Attorney 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.patentstation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This strategy not only allows for future development of localized websites for international markets, but protects your domain name, brand, and trademark all over the globe.
  • Register Domain Name : Domain Name Registration Online - International Domain Registration - Internet Domain Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.101domain.com [Source type: General]

.Such a move usually requires changing the IP address of a resource and the corresponding translation of this IP address to and from its domain name.^ Domain Name System (or Service or Server), an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses.
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^ The domain name and the IP address act in the same way.
  • Domain Name Basics: An Introduction - webreference.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webreference.com [Source type: General]

^ A domain name is a unique address such as 'freshwebdesign.com' .
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.Domain names are often referred to simply as domains and domain name registrants are frequently referred to as domain owners, although domain name registration with a registrar does not confer any legal ownership of the domain name, only an exclusive right of use.^ As a domain name registrar, we have no right to stop their application.
  • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

^ Owning your own domain name gives you the exclusive right to that name.
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^ Do not make use of any domain name "parking" services offered by the registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

.This article primarily discusses the group of domain names that are offered by domain name registrars for registration by the public.^ Lowest pricing on Domain Name Registration!

^ Do you help with domain name registration?
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^ Great value domain name registration .
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.The Domain Name System article discusses the technical facilities and infrastructure of the domain name space and the hostname article deals with specific information about the use of domain names as identifiers of network hosts.^ A domain is identified by a domain name, and consists of that part of the domain name space that is at or below the domain name which specifies the domain.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Name space specifications and terminology The domain name space is a tree structure.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Common Misconceptions about Domain Names .
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Contents

The domain name space

The hierarchical domain name system, organized into zones, each served by a name server.
.The domain name space consists of a tree of domain names.^ A domain is identified by a domain name, and consists of that part of the domain name space that is at or below the domain name which specifies the domain.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Name space specifications and terminology The domain name space is a tree structure.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ The domain name space for Australian is .au .
  • Company Domain Registration, URL Registration - Domainz 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.domainz.net.nz [Source type: General]

.Each node in the tree holds information associated with the domain name.^ What information is required to register a Domain Name?

^ NAME SERVERS are server programs which hold information about the domain tree's structure and set information.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ The domain name of a node is the list of the labels on the path from the node to the root of the tree.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.The tree sub-divides into zones beginning at the root zone.^ Given, the tree structure, every zone has a highest node which is closer to the root than any other node in the zone.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ How the database is divided into zones The domain database is partitioned in two ways: by class, and by "cuts" made in the name space between nodes.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ The database is divided up into sections called zones, which are distributed among the name servers.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

Parts of a domain name

.A domain name consists of one or more parts, technically called labels, that are conventionally concatenated, and delimited by dots, such as example.com.^ A domain is identified by a domain name, and consists of that part of the domain name space that is at or below the domain name which specifies the domain.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ To more clearly explain Domain names the following example is offered: .
  • HHS Policy for Internet Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hhs.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain Name Registration at eziDomainNames.com .
  • Domain Name Registration at eziDomainNames.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC ezidomainnames.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • The right-most label conveys the top-level domain; for example, the domain name www.example.com belongs to the top-level domain com.
  • The hierarchy of domains descends from the right to the left label in the name; each label to the left specifies a subdivision, or subdomain of the domain to the right.^ I thought www.mydomain.com was my domain name.
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    ^ An example of a domain name is example.com.
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    ^ Domain Name Registration at eziDomainNames.com .
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    .For example: the label example specifies a subdomain of the com domain, and www is a subdomain of example.com.^ An example of a domain name is example.com.
    • pair Networks - World Class Web Hosting - The Basics - Domain Name Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.pair.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Domains take the form “www.example.com”.
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    ^ The rightmost label is the top-level domain (for example, the address www.example.com has the top-level domain com).

    .This tree of labels may consist of 127 levels.^ TLDs may consist of three elements: the top-level domain, the second-level domain and the third-level domain.
    • Ladas & Parry - Domain Names & E-Commerce - Trademark Abuse by Domain Name Cybersquatters & Cyberpirates 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.ladas.com [Source type: Reference]

    .Each label may contain up to 63 ASCII characters.^ Labels must be 63 characters or less.
    • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

    ^ A domain name can be up to 63 characters long excluding the 4 characters used to identify the Top Level Domain (.COM, .NET or .ORG) .
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    ^ The domain can be up to 63 characters long, and is case-insensitive, which means that there’s no difference between EXAMPLE.com and example.com.
    • Domain Registration | an introduction to registering website domains 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.yourhtmlsource.com [Source type: General]

    .The full domain name may not exceed a total length of 253 characters.^ The full domain name in question.
    • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Two Character Domain Name alecrust .
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    ^ You can purchase a domain name up to 67 characters in length.
    • Domain Country: Website Maintenance, Personal Email Accounts, Search Engine Optimization and Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domaincountry.com [Source type: General]

    [1] .In practice, some domain registries may have shorter limits.
  • A hostname is a domain name that has at least one IP addresses associated.^ Can I have more than one domain name?
    • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

    ^ So how can you get the shorter domain name?

    ^ What can be shorter than a domain name?
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    For example, the domain names www.example.com and example.com are also hostnames, whereas the com domain is not.

Top-level domains

.The top-level domains (TLDs) are the highest level of domain names of the Internet.^ Domain names on the Internet .

^ Back to top What is a TLD or gTLD? In the Domain Name System (DNS), the highest level of the hierarchy above second level domains is Top Level Domains (TLD).

^ Top Level Domain Names The initial set of top-level domains was established.

.They form the DNS root zone of the hierarchical Domain Name System.^ So, they have to ponder again what their domain name should be.
  • Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domainingarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But what do they do if that domain name has been taken as well?
  • Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domainingarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The zone data for the root domain might be: .
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.Every domain name ends in a top-level or first-level domain label.^ Explains the naming scheme for top level domains.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Back to top What is the process for registering a Top Level Domain Name?

^ Every country has a top level domain name that is reserved for them.
  • Everything You Need to Know About Domain Names and Registrars 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webhostingsearch.com [Source type: General]

.When the Domain Name System was created in the 1980s, the domain name space was divided into two main groups of domains.^ This is why domain names were created.
  • Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domainingarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ DNS stands for Domain Name System.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

^ This is a basic explanation of domain name system.
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[2] .The country code top-level domains (ccTLD) were primarily based on the two-character territory codes of ISO-3166 country abbreviations.^ The other type of TLD is the ccTLD (country code top level domains) which is assigned to specific countries and their dependencies.

^ TLD is used to denote the country code Top Level Domains e.g.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ Two Character Domain Name alecrust .
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.In addition, a group of seven generic top-level domains (gTLD) was implemented which represented a set of categories of names and multi-organizations.^ Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Program .
  • ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.icann.org [Source type: General]
  • ICANN | Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.icann.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Search for multi available domain names .
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^ Explains the naming scheme for top level domains.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

[3] .These were the domains GOV, EDU, COM, MIL, ORG, NET, and INT.^ A: These are new.net domain names.
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^ Please note that just because you have a .org, .net, info etc type of domain name that it can be used for commercial use.
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^ For example, the Digital Worlds Institute ( digitalworlds.ufl.edu ) may purchase digitalworlds.com , but should not promote that domain.
  • Domain Name Policy - Policies - University of Florida Web Administration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webadmin.ufl.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During the growth of the Internet, it became desirable to create additional generic top-level domains.^ TLD. gTLD is used to describe the generic Top Level Domains (e.g.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ Here are the top-level domain names: .
  • Domain Names 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.quackit.com [Source type: General]

^ Which domain extensions or top-level domains can I register?
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.As of October 2009, there are 21 generic top-level domains and 250 two-letter country-code top-level domains.^ Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Program .
  • ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.icann.org [Source type: General]

^ TLD is used to denote the country code Top Level Domains e.g.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ Register a country code domain!
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[4] .In addition, the ARPA domain serves technical purposes in the infrastructure of the Domain Name System.^ DNS stands for Domain Name System.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

^ The infrastructure TLD is limited to ".arpa" domain name, and is used execlusively for Internet infrastructure purposes.

^ What is the domain name system?
  • InterNIC | FAQs on the Domain Names, Registrars, and Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.internic.net [Source type: General]

.During the 32nd International Public ICANN Meeting in Paris in 2008,[5] ICANN started a new process of TLD naming policy to take a "significant step forward on the introduction of new generic top-level domains." This program envisions the availability of many new or already proposed domains, as well a new application and implementation process.^ A: These are new.net domain names.
  • Cheap Domain Hosting, Cheap Domain Registration, Affordable Web Hosting, the Cheapest Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.3edomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Check if your domain name is available...
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^ Your new domain name registar will need to begin the process.
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[6] .Observers believed that the new rules could result in hundreds of new top-level domain to be registered.^ Back to top What is the process for registering a Top Level Domain Name?

^ How do I register a new domain name?

^ What are the rules for registering in these domains?
  • InterNIC | FAQs on the Domain Names, Registrars, and Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.internic.net [Source type: General]

[7]
.An annotated list of top-level domains in the root zone database is published at the IANA website at http://www.iana.org/domains/root/db/ and a Wikipedia list exists.^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ The zone data for the root domain might be: .
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Here are the top-level domain names: .
  • Domain Names 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.quackit.com [Source type: General]

Second-level and lower level domains

.Below the top-level domains in the domain name hierarchy are the second-level domain (SLD) names.^ Back to top What is a TLD or gTLD? In the Domain Name System (DNS), the highest level of the hierarchy above second level domains is Top Level Domains (TLD).

^ Top Level Domain Names The initial set of top-level domains was established.

^ A domain name is comprised of at least two parts: top level domain (TLD) and second level domain (SLD).

.These are the names directly to the left of .com, .net, and the other top-level domains.^ A: These are new.net domain names.
  • Cheap Domain Hosting, Cheap Domain Registration, Affordable Web Hosting, the Cheapest Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.3edomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Enter a Domain Name: .com .
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^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

.As an example, in the domain en.wikipedia.org, wikipedia is the second-level domain.^ What is a second level domain?
  • Domain Name Registration | Dream Whisper Designs 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC dreamwhisperdesigns.com [Source type: General]

^ For example, it is not possible to register a .uk domain name in the second level.
  • Ladas & Parry - Domain Names & E-Commerce - Trademark Abuse by Domain Name Cybersquatters & Cyberpirates 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.ladas.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Domain endings or the Top Level Domain (TLD) refers to the .com, .net, .org, etc that follows a domain name.
  • Professional Domain Names - How It Works 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.boadomains.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Next are third-level domains, which are written immediately to the left of a second-level domain.^ Third-level domains .
  • Domain Name Policy - Policies - University of Florida Web Administration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webadmin.ufl.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What is a second level domain?
  • Domain Name Registration | Dream Whisper Designs 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC dreamwhisperdesigns.com [Source type: General]

^ The second-level domain is the readable part of the domain name that is located immediately to the left of the dot.
  • Domain Name Registration | Dream Whisper Designs 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC dreamwhisperdesigns.com [Source type: General]

.There can be fourth- and fifth-level domains, and so on, with virtually no limitation.^ Fourth-level or higher domains .
  • Domain Name Policy - Policies - University of Florida Web Administration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webadmin.ufl.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are three "levels" of domain names.
  • Domain Name Basics: An Introduction - webreference.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webreference.com [Source type: General]

^ And off course there is no Limit in registering international domains !
  • Domains | Australian Domain Name Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC ausweb.com.au [Source type: General]

.An example of an operational domain name with four levels of domain labels is www.sos.state.oh.us.^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ An example of a domain name is example.com.
  • pair Networks - World Class Web Hosting - The Basics - Domain Name Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.pair.com [Source type: General]

^ A third level of domain name is not required.

.The www preceding the domains is the host name of the World-Wide Web server.^ The famous "www" of the World Wide Web is an example of a sub domain.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

^ Cheap domain name registration, web hosting for .com.au .
  • Register a Domain Name - Domain Registration Australia | Cheap domain name registration, web hosting for .com.au 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.paylessdomains.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Web hosting services offered in addition to domain name registration.
  • Domain Name Registration .com - domain registration online; free name search; fast, professional service; domain names service (DNS) included; .com/.net/.org/.ca/.uk domains 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.domainnameregistration.com [Source type: General]

.Each label is separated by a full stop (dot).^ When a user needs to type a domain name, the length of each label is omitted and the labels are separated by dots ("."
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.'sos' is said to be a sub-domain of 'state.oh.us', and 'state' a sub-domain of 'oh.us', etc.^ Organization charged to manage domain names for a type like "com, "net", "us", etc.
  • Domain name, the essentials 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.scriptol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And don't forget to check availabilty of the name with the ".net", ".org", ".info", ".biz",".us" or ".ws" extensions (domainname.us or domain-name.us, etc).

^ In 30 years that would be US$2,160 for hosting plus US$1,050 for the domain for a total of $3,210 United States Dollars (about P134,820!
  • Domain Names by Gamot Network 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC gamot.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In general, subdomains are domains subordinate to their parent domain.^ The general strategy is to look for locally-available name server RRs, starting at SNAME, then the parent domain name of SNAME, the grandparent, and so on toward the root.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.An example of very deep levels of subdomain ordering are the IPv6 reverse resolution DNS zones, e.g., 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa, which is the reverse DNS resolution domain name for the IP address of a loopback interface, or the localhost name.^ For example, ufl.edu is a second-level domain because it has two levels and news.ufl.edu is a third-level domain because it has three levels.
  • Domain Name Policy - Policies - University of Florida Web Administration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webadmin.ufl.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some of it's functions include; management of the DNS, allocation of IP addresses and resolving domain name disputes.
  • Domain Name Tutorial, Domain Name Marketing Strategy, Facts, Tutorials, Articles, Web Hosting 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.devnic.com [Source type: General]

^ Changing domain names is not in fact a very rare situation, but the fact that is widely common today.
  • Domain Name Articles & Domain Name Tips - Self SEO 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.selfseo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Second-level (or lower-level, depending on the established parent hierarchy) domain names are often created based on the name of a company (e.g., microsoft.com), product or service (e.g., gmail.com).^ For example, ufl.edu is a second-level domain because it has two levels and news.ufl.edu is a third-level domain because it has three levels.
  • Domain Name Policy - Policies - University of Florida Web Administration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webadmin.ufl.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Contact your hosting company if you don't remember the names of its domain servers (two are required).

^ The problem is, they aren’t the company you have currently registered your domain name with.
  • Dryline Hosting » Domain Name Registration Scam 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC drylinehosting.com [Source type: General]

.Below these levels, the next domain name component has been used to designate a particular host server.^ A: These are new.net domain names.
  • Cheap Domain Hosting, Cheap Domain Registration, Affordable Web Hosting, the Cheapest Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.3edomain.com [Source type: General]

^ DNS servers translate these domain names into...
  • Domain names Resources | ZDNet 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]
  • domain names Resources | ZDNet 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

^ You can park a domain name on domain name using Shared IP domain hosting.
  • pair Networks - World Class Web Hosting - The Basics - Domain Name Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.pair.com [Source type: General]

.Therefore, ftp.wikipedia.org might be an FTP server, www.wikipedia.org would be a World Wide Web server, and mail.wikipedia.org could be an email server, each intended to perform only the implied function.^ The famous "www" of the World Wide Web is an example of a sub domain.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

^ Total DNS Control Our Domain Control Center makes it easy to manage your domain name server (DNS) records, set your email, FTP, sub-domains, web site location, and more.

^ Total DNS Control Our Domain Control Center makes it easy to manage your domain name server (DNS) records, set your email, FTP, sub-directories, web site location, and more.
  • The Network Source Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.thenetworksource.com [Source type: General]
  • Open Domain Names - Web Site Name Search Tool 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC opendomainnames.com [Source type: General]
  • Domain Names - Web Site Hosting - Build Your Own - Always On Sale! 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC whiplashdomainnames.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]

.Modern technology allows multiple physical servers with either different (cf.^ Virtual Private Server (or Virtual Dedicated Server) hosting: Virtual Private Server technology enables one physical server to house several Virtual Environments which behave exactly like an isolated stand-alone server.
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

load balancing) or even identical addresses (cf. .anycast) to serve a single hostname or domain name, or multiple domain names to be served by a single computer.^ When you register multiple domain names, you can: .
  • Domain Names | Domain Name and Web Hosting Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.diggityhost.com [Source type: General]

^ Are multiple domain names a good idea?
  • Domain Names - SitePoint Forums 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.sitepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ Nameserver: A Nameserver is a host or computer server that has the software and the data (zone files) necessary to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers.
  • Go Daddy Community, Get Help, Search Forums, Read Blogs 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.godaddy.com [Source type: General]
  • Go Daddy Community, Get Help, Search Forums, Read Blogs 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.godaddy.com [Source type: General]

.The latter is very popular in Web hosting service centers, where service providers host the websites of many organizations on just a few servers.^ Website hosting is a service that is offered by ISP (internet service provider) for a fee.

^ Select a web page hosting service.
  • Web Site Hosting and Domain Names Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.devildomains.com [Source type: General]

^ Many web hosting providers include domain registration in their hosting packages.
  • What Is a Domain Name? 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.quackit.com [Source type: General]

.The hierarchical DNS labels or components of domain names are separated in a fully qualified name by the full stop (dot, .).^ When a user needs to type a domain name, the length of each label is omitted and the labels are separated by dots ("."
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ The full domain name in question.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ DNS stands for Domain Name System.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

Internationalized domain names

.The character set allowed in the Domain Name System has prevented the representation of names and words of many languages in their native scripts or alphabets.^ You can have as many domain names as you like.
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

^ What's the maximum number of characters for a Domain Name?

^ DNS stands for Domain Name System.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

.ICANN has approved the Punycode-based Internationalized domain name (IDNA) system, which maps Unicode strings into the valid DNS character set.^ DNS servers translate these domain names into...
  • Domain names Resources | ZDNet 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]
  • domain names Resources | ZDNet 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

^ DNS stands for Domain Name System.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.w3schools.com [Source type: General]

^ This is a basic explanation of domain name system.
  • Give Me Ten Minutes and I'll Help You Find and Register a Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webmastercourse.com [Source type: General]

Some registries have adopted IDNA.

History

.On 15 March 1985 the first Internet dot.com domain name was registered by Symbolics Inc., a computer systems firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts.^ Domain names on the Internet .

^ Enter a Domain Name: .com .
  • $1.99 Domain Rgistration : Register & Buy Domain Name Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC lowcostdomainz.com [Source type: General]

^ An example of a domain name is example.com.
  • pair Networks - World Class Web Hosting - The Basics - Domain Name Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.pair.com [Source type: General]

.By 1992 fewer than 15,000 dot.com domains were registered.^ Register Domain Names by DomainsNed.com * .
  • Register Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hostned.com [Source type: General]

^ Over 830,000 domains have already been registered.
  • The Expert in China Domain Names ! ( .cn chinese domains ) 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.cnnames.net [Source type: News]

^ BTalk Australia (Episode 248: 14min 26) To get a .com.au or .net.au domain for your business you have to demonstrate that the name you are seeking is related to your registered business name.
  • Domain Names Resources | BNET 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: General]

.As of March 15, 2010 there were 84 million domain names, including 11.9 million online business and e-commerce sites, 4.3 million entertainment sites, 3.1 million finance related sites, and 1.8 million sports sites.^ Online tools for domain names.
  • Domain name, the essentials 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.scriptol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are three "levels" of domain names.
  • Domain Name Basics: An Introduction - webreference.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webreference.com [Source type: General]

^ That is clearly a million dollar domain name.
  • sell a domain name? - RedFlagDeals.com Forums 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.redflagdeals.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[8]

Domain name registration

.The right to use a domain name is delegated by domain name registrars which are accredited by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization charged with overseeing the name and number systems of the Internet.^ ICANN to vote on internationalised domain names .

^ The organization responsible for all Top Level Domains is ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), now an independent non-profit corporation.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ As a domain name registrar, we have no right to stop their application.
  • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

.In addition to ICANN, each top-level domain (TLD) is maintained and serviced technically by an administrative organization, operating a registry.^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ TLD is used to denote the country code Top Level Domains e.g.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ The Original Top Level Domains .com - commercial organizations, but unrestricted .

.A registry is responsible for maintaining the database of names registered within the TLD it administers.^ Unlock the Mystery of Domain Name Registrars - A domain name registrar is a company that is allowed to directly access and modify the database of domain names that have been registered up to the current date.
  • Give Me Ten Minutes and I'll Help You Find and Register a Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webmastercourse.com [Source type: General]

^ ICANN, the international governing body for domain names, requires every Registrar to maintain a publicly accessible "WHOIS" database displaying all contact information for all domain names registered.
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

^ Answer : WHOIS is a searchable database maintained by registries and registrars that contains information about domain name registrations in the com, net, org, edu, and ISO 3166 country code top-level domains.
  • FAQ about Domain Names and Trademarks -- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.chillingeffects.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The registry receives registration information from each domain name registrar authorized to assign names in the corresponding TLD and publishes the information using a special service, the whois protocol.^ Whois data is collected when a domain name is registered and is public information.
  • Domain Name Registration | Dream Whisper Designs 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC dreamwhisperdesigns.com [Source type: General]

^ Domain names Registration (Buck ) .
  • Backorder domain name | $1.99 domain | free masking domain | free web hosting | free sub domain name | email accounts, Bulk pricing and private, business domain name registration, SEO tools 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.ezer.com [Source type: General]

^ Do not make use of any domain name "parking" services offered by the registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

.Registries and registrars usually charge an annual fee for the service of delegating a domain name to a user and providing a default set of name servers.^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ Do not make use of any domain name "parking" services offered by the registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ Domain Names are annually renewable.
  • Domain Names - Your Success Address Online - SuccessAddress.com - Buy or Register Your Own Domain 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC successaddress.com [Source type: General]

.Often this transaction is termed a sale or lease of the domain name, and the registrant may sometimes be called an "owner", but no such legal relationship is actually associated with the transaction, only the exclusive right to use the domain name.^ No charge, because when you order a domain name we make you the legal owner of that domain name.
  • www.3ix.org - How to Register your Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.3ix.org [Source type: General]

^ As a domain name registrar, we have no right to stop their application.
  • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the Domain Name registration organization in China.
  • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

More correctly, authorized users are known as "registrants" or as "domain holders".
.ICANN publishes the complete list of TLD registries and domain name registrars.^ What is a TLD (or gTLD or ccTLD) domain name?
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I change registrars after registering a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the URL of the domain name's registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

.Registrant information associated with domain names is maintained in an online database accessible with the WHOIS service.^ Pay for Domain Name registration.

^ Whois data is collected when a domain name is registered and is public information.
  • Domain Name Registration | Dream Whisper Designs 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC dreamwhisperdesigns.com [Source type: General]

^ Online tools for domain names.
  • Domain name, the essentials 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.scriptol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For most of the 250 country code top-level domains (ccTLDs), the domain registries maintain the WHOIS (Registrant, name servers, expiration dates, etc.^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ The other type of TLD is the ccTLD (country code top level domains) which is assigned to specific countries and their dependencies.

^ What is a TLD (or gTLD or ccTLD) domain name?
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

) information.
.Some domain name registries, often called network information centers (NIC), also function as registrars to end-users.^ What information is required to register a Domain Name?

^ This is called domain name parking.
  • Directory One: Domain Name Registration FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.directoryone.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the URL of the domain name's registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

.The major generic top-level domain registries, such as for the COM, NET, ORG, INFO domains and others, use a registry-registrar model consisting of hundreds of domain name registrars (see lists at ICANN or VeriSign).^ ICANN to vote on internationalised domain names .

^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ The last segment of a domain name (eg .com ) is referred to as the top-level domain .
  • What Is a Domain Name? 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.quackit.com [Source type: General]

.In this method of management, the registry only manages the domain name database and the relationship with the registrars.^ Can I change registrars after registering a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ A simple search of that database will show the domain name's registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ CNNIC also has coordinated with domain name registrars> > > .

.The registrants (users of a domain name) are customers of the registrar, in some cases through additional layers of resellers.^ A domain's registrar is the company through which you purchased your domain name.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ Domain names Registration (Buck ) .
  • Backorder domain name | $1.99 domain | free masking domain | free web hosting | free sub domain name | email accounts, Bulk pricing and private, business domain name registration, SEO tools 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.ezer.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I change registrars after registering a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

In the process of registering a domain name and maintaining authority over the new name space created, registrars use several key pieces of information connected with a domain:
  • Administrative contact. .A registrant usually designates an administrative contact to manage the domain name.^ Domain names Registration (Buck ) .
    • Backorder domain name | $1.99 domain | free masking domain | free web hosting | free sub domain name | email accounts, Bulk pricing and private, business domain name registration, SEO tools 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.ezer.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Domain Name Registration FAQ Q&A about domain name registration .
    • Domains | Australian Domain Name Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC ausweb.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ What are the registration terms for .BIZ domain names?
    • WDBC - Register .BIZ (DOT BIZ) Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.wdbc.com [Source type: General]

    .The administrative contact usually has the highest level of control over a domain.^ Back to top What is a TLD or gTLD? In the Domain Name System (DNS), the highest level of the hierarchy above second level domains is Top Level Domains (TLD).

    ^ The Administration contact controls (and approves) any changes to the rest of the domain name details.
    • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The patented registration and email handling systems let you manage and control all postal mail and email addressed to the domain you have registered, as well as the domain’s contact information.
    • Domain Names | Domain Name and Web Hosting Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.diggityhost.com [Source type: General]

    .Management functions delegated to the administrative contacts may include management of all business information, such as name of record, postal address, and contact information of the official registrant of the domain and the obligation to conform to the requirements of the domain registry in order to retain the right to use a domain name.^ Indeed, registrants may provide fictitious names and addresses and fail to update any of their contact information promptly, if ever.
    • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This is the Domain Name registration organization in China.
    • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Pay for Domain Name registration.

    .Furthermore the administrative contact installs additional contact information for technical and billing functions.
  • Technical contact.^ The information is categorized under different areas in order for the proper contact information to be available in any given situation (technical difficulties, copyright infringement, etc.
    • Domain Name Basics: An Introduction - webreference.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webreference.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You will be asked for a Billing contact (this person "owns" the Domain Name and is also referred to as The Registrant), an Administrative Contact (this person is authorized to make changes to the Domain Name information and is often the same as the Billing Contact) and a Technical Contact (this person is authorized to make changes to the DNS information).

    ^ We are required to ask for Registrant (Owner/Business), Technical, and Billing contact details.

    .The technical contact manages the name servers of a domain name.^ Enter the desired Domain Name, contact information and technical DNS information.

    ^ We act only as the Technical contact for your domain name.
    • www.3ix.org - How to Register your Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.3ix.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Domain names are looked up on name servers in the DNS hierarchy to resolve them to numerical IP addresses.
    • FAQ about Domain Names and Trademarks -- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.chillingeffects.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The functions of a technical contact include assuring conformance of the configurations of the domain name with the requirements of the domain registry, maintaining the domain zone records, and providing continuous functionality of the name servers (that leads to the accessibility of the domain name).
  • Billing contact.^ Enter the desired Domain Name, contact information and technical DNS information.

    ^ What information is required to register a Domain Name?

    ^ Note that there is no requirement that the servers for a zone reside in a host which has a name in that domain.
    • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

    .The party responsible for receiving billing invoices from the domain name registrar and paying applicable fees.
  • Name servers.^ Receiving the backorder domain name servers information.
    • Backorder domain name | $1.99 domain | free masking domain | free web hosting | free sub domain name | email accounts, Bulk pricing and private, business domain name registration, SEO tools 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.ezer.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Paying too much for your domain name?
    • Domain Names 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.quackit.com [Source type: General]

    ^ CNNIC also has coordinated with domain name registrars> > > .

    .Most registrars provide two or more name servers as part of the registration service.^ Most domain name registrars provide information and provide a service for buying a domain name owned by someone...
    • Domain Names | Media & Telecommunications > Internet & WWW | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.allbusiness.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Reselling Domain Names Features of domain name reseller programs - Reselling domain names provides an additional service to attract and keep clients as well as another source of recurring revenue.
    • Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.buzzle.com [Source type: General]

    ^ For only $18.95 the backordering cost includes the following: registration fee, plus automatic monitoring and email alerts on changes to the registrar, expiration date, status, and the name servers.
    • Domain Name Search and Register. Plus, Advice on Domain Names. 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.fenclwebdesign.com [Source type: General]

    .However, a registrant may specify its own authoritative name servers to host a domain's resource records.^ Cheap website hosting; Register domain names, hosting servers, website builders, .
    • $3.99 Cheap website hosting; Register domain names, hosting servers, website builders, . 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC highteckredneck.duoservers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This is the Domain Name registration organization in China.
    • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Pay for Domain Name registration.

    .The registrar's policies govern the number of servers and the type of server information required.^ ICANN, the international governing body for domain names, requires every Registrar to maintain a publicly accessible "WHOIS" database displaying all contact information for all domain names registered.
    • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

    ^ OPDIV Chief Public Affairs Officers and OPDIV Chief Information Officers have the authority to require the immediate shutdown of any respective OPDIV website using a domain name not in compliance with this policy.
    • HHS Policy for Internet Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hhs.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Registrants are currently required to provide accurate contact information which is publicly available through each registrar's "Whois" database.

    .Some providers require a hostname and the corresponding IP address or just the hostname, which must be resolvable either in the new domain, or exist elsewhere.^ I just registered a new domain name.
    • WWW.EASYFASTWEB.COM 6.95$ Internet Domain Name Registration Domain Transfers. Find your domain name here !. 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domain.easyfastweb.com [Source type: General]
    • Cheap Domain Names - Register and Transfer Your Domains with 2012webhosting.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC 2012webhosting.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Domain Name Basics A domain name is really just another way of listing an IP address - the unique numeric code...
    • Domain Names | Media & Telecommunications > Internet & WWW | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.allbusiness.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The domain name is mapped to an Internet Protocol (IP) address (which represents a physical point on the Internet).
    • HHS Policy for Internet Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hhs.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Based on traditional requirements (RFC 1034), typically a minimum of two servers is required.
.Domain names are often seen in analogy to real estate in that (1) domain names are foundations on which a website (like a house or commercial building) can be built and (2) the highest "quality" domain names, like sought-after real estate, tend to carry significant value, usually due to their online brand-building potential, use in advertising, search engine optimization, and many other criteria.^ You can have as many domain names as you like.
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

^ Search for multi available domain names .
  • Domain Name Tutorial, Domain Name Marketing Strategy, Facts, Tutorials, Articles, Web Hosting 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.devnic.com [Source type: General]

^ SEO,search engine optimization,SEO Domain Names .
  • SEO Domain Names - SEO, Search Engine Optimization Starts with the domain name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.seodomainnames.com [Source type: General]

.A few companies have offered low-cost, below-cost or even cost-free domain registrations with a variety of models adopted to recoup the costs to the provider.^ Do you offer Anonymous Domain Registration?
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ If the provider offers you features that are in accordance with your needs and the costs too are affordable you will then not have much problem in getting your website hosted from such a provider.

^ FREE Private Registration applies to purchase of three or more .COM, .NET, .INFO, .BIZ, .NAME, or .ORG domain names.
  • HostEtc.com Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC hostetc.com [Source type: General]
  • WWW.EASYFASTWEB.COM 6.95$ Internet Domain Name Registration Domain Transfers. Find your domain name here !. 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domain.easyfastweb.com [Source type: General]
  • The Network Source Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.thenetworksource.com [Source type: General]
  • Open Domain Names - Web Site Name Search Tool 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC opendomainnames.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]
  • MyMoonHost Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.mymoonhost.com [Source type: General]
  • Cheap Domain Names - Register and Transfer Your Domains with 2012webhosting.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC 2012webhosting.com [Source type: General]

.These usually require that domains be hosted on their website within a framework or portal that includes advertising wrapped around the domain holder's content, revenue from which allows the provider to recoup the costs.^ Hostway can provide hosting for any of these domain types.
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

^ Many web hosting providers include domain registration in their hosting packages.
  • What Is a Domain Name? 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.quackit.com [Source type: General]

^ Will the website at this domain include sexual or adult content?

.Domain registrations were free of charge when the DNS was new.^ The following information is designed to help you understand Domain Names, Registration procedures and the mysterious world of DNS servers.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ FREE Private Registration applies to purchase of three or more .COM, .NET, .INFO, .BIZ, .NAME, or .ORG domain names.
  • HostEtc.com Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC hostetc.com [Source type: General]
  • WWW.EASYFASTWEB.COM 6.95$ Internet Domain Name Registration Domain Transfers. Find your domain name here !. 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domain.easyfastweb.com [Source type: General]
  • The Network Source Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.thenetworksource.com [Source type: General]
  • Open Domain Names - Web Site Name Search Tool 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC opendomainnames.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]
  • MyMoonHost Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.mymoonhost.com [Source type: General]

^ Starting out you might be bedazzled by the words " free domain names " but should you trust these for your new Internet enterprise?
  • Give Me Ten Minutes and I'll Help You Find and Register a Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.webmastercourse.com [Source type: General]

.A domain holder can give away or sell infinite number of subdomains under their domain name.^ How can I sell my Domain Name?

^ What's the maximum number of characters for a Domain Name?

^ Top-Level Domain Names In November 2000, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved the biggest change in the...
  • Domain Names | Media & Telecommunications > Internet & WWW | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.allbusiness.com [Source type: General]

.For example, the owner of example.org could provide subdomains such as foo.example.org and foo.bar.example.org to interested parties.^ Transaction fees may be collected by third parties that you contract with such as payment gateways and merchant account providers that process credit card transactions.
  • Just Technology Low cost domain names, domain transfers, web hosting, email accounts, and so much more. 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC justtechhosting.com [Source type: General]

^ For example, adventist.org.au and adventistchruch.org.au could be domain names bought by the entity and be the base of all the website pages on their website.

^ Dispute resolution providers could provide training for panelists on a regular basis, with such training being a requirement to maintain panelist status with that provider.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Resale of domain names

.The business of resale of previously registered domain names is known as the domain aftermarket.^ To register your Domain Name: .
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I change registrars after registering a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ When you register multiple domain names, you can: .
  • Domain Names | Domain Name and Web Hosting Services 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.diggityhost.com [Source type: General]

.Various factors influence the perceived value or market value of a domain name.^ It is increasingly hard to find Travel related Domains these Travel domains are excellent marketing names available at extremely good values.
  • Domain Names - Your Success Address Online - SuccessAddress.com - Buy or Register Your Own Domain 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC successaddress.com [Source type: General]

^ Playing the Domain Name Game Catchy or memorable domain names can build great brand value for owners of Web sites.
  • Domain Names | Media & Telecommunications > Internet & WWW | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.allbusiness.com [Source type: General]

^ At the same time, there has been concern about its real and potential exploitation by marketers and others who find the information about domain name registrants valuable.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

As of 2004, according to Guinness World Records and MSNBC, the most expensive domain name sales on record were:[9]
  • Business.com for $7.5 million in December 1999
  • AsSeenOnTv.com for $5.1 million in January 2000
  • Altavista.com for $3.3 million in August 1998
  • Wine.com for $2.9 million in September 1999
  • CreditCards.com for $2.75 million in July 2004
  • Autos.com for $2.2 million in December 1999

Domain name confusion

.Intercapping is often used to emphasize the meaning of a domain name.^ What does it mean to park a domain name?
  • HostEtc.com Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC hostetc.com [Source type: General]
  • WWW.EASYFASTWEB.COM 6.95$ Internet Domain Name Registration Domain Transfers. Find your domain name here !. 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC domain.easyfastweb.com [Source type: General]
  • Open Domain Names - Web Site Name Search Tool 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC opendomainnames.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]
  • MyMoonHost Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.mymoonhost.com [Source type: General]
  • Cheap Domain Names - Register and Transfer Your Domains with 2012webhosting.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC 2012webhosting.com [Source type: General]

^ What does it mean to "register" a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ What kind of domain name extensions can I use?
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

.However, DNS names are case-insensitive, and some names may be misinterpreted in certain uses of capitalization.^ Domain Names - On the Web, the domain name is that part of the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that tells a domain name server using the domain name system (DNS) whether and where to forward a request for a Web page.
  • HHS Policy for Internet Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hhs.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Our Domain Name Policy: A- You may use your existing domain name and we will link it to our servers.
  • Register Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hostned.com [Source type: General]

^ Thus, some believe, UDRP proceedings could be improved by enhancing the training requirements for panelists in the technology underlying the DNS, the manner in which domain names can be used, and the application of the policies and rules applicable to domain name disputes.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For example: Who Represents, a database of artists and agents, chose whorepresents.com, which can be misread as whore presents.^ Etoy.com is operated by a group of European artists, who have used the site since 1995 to present their anti-corporate art projects.

Similarly, a therapists' network is named therapistfinder.com. .In such situations, the proper meaning may be clarified by use of hyphens in the domain name.^ What does it mean to park a domain name?
  • HostEtc.com Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC hostetc.com [Source type: General]
  • The Network Source Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.thenetworksource.com [Source type: General]
  • Open Domain Names - Web Site Name Search Tool 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC opendomainnames.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]
  • MyMoonHost Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.mymoonhost.com [Source type: General]
  • Cheap Domain Names - Register and Transfer Your Domains with 2012webhosting.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC 2012webhosting.com [Source type: General]

^ What does it mean to "register" a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ What kind of domain name extensions can I use?
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

.For instance, Experts Exchange, the programmers' site, for a long time used expertsexchange.com, but ultimately changed the name to experts-exchange.com.^ What's more, people can easily remember the domain name and visit the website it points to at any time as long as they have at their disposal a PC and connection to the Internet.
  • Web Hosting Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC webhosting-domainnames.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • $3.99 Cheap website hosting; Register domain names, hosting servers, website builders, . 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC highteckredneck.duoservers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sure, the name is longer, but it is not too long to be remembered and is likely to rank higher by the search engines when people do a search for used books.

^ FREE Privacy for your .com, .biz, .info, .name, .net, .mobi, or .org domain when you register five or more domains at one time.
  • The Network Source Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.thenetworksource.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]

Leo Stoller threatened to sue the owners of StealThisEmail.com on the basis that, when read as stealthisemail.com, it infringed on claimed (but invalid) trademark rights to the word "stealth".[10]

Use in web site hosting

A domain name is a component of a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) used to access web sites, for example:
URL: http://www.example.net/index.html
Top-level domain name: .net
Second-level domain name: example.net
Host name: www.example.net
.A domain name may point to multiple IP addresses to provide server redundancy for the services delivered.^ Domain Name System (or Service or Server), an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses.
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Top Level Domain ( TLD ) and the 'www' is a server or service name.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ You may register any domain name you want, up to a point.

.This is used for large, popular web sites.^ Whether you use it as a stand-alone storefront or add it to an existing Web site, all you do is customize your product catalog, design your site and you're in business!
  • Domain Names, Web Hosting and SSL Certificates - Go Daddy 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.godaddy.com [Source type: General]

^ Use AdBrite to buy and sell ads for your web site revenue!
  • Domain Names - Your Success Address Online - SuccessAddress.com - Buy or Register Your Own Domain 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC successaddress.com [Source type: General]

^ If you can access your site using the temporary Web address (URL), wait a day or two for the propagation period to complete.
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

.More commonly, however, one server at a given IP address may also host multiple web sites in different domains.^ Windows web site hosting can be viewed as an all-in-one hosting solution.

^ The Internet however, is based on IP addresses.
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ IP address of the requested service or server.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

.Such address overloading enables virtual web hosting commonly used by large web hosting services to conserve IP address space.^ Do not purchase any web hosting services from the registrar.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ Remember that you can use pretty much any combination of domain name registrar and web hosting company.
  • Domain Name Guide - Site5Wiki 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC wiki.site5.com [Source type: General]

^ You sign up (probably using a credit card) with that web host.
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

.It is possible through a feature in the HTTP version 1.1 protocol, but not in HTTP 1.0, which requires that a request identifies the domain name being referenced.^ Q : How do I identify the owner of a domain name?
  • FAQ about Domain Names and Trademarks -- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.chillingeffects.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What information is required to register a Domain Name?

^ It identifies your domain name in the Registry.
  • WDBC - Register .BIZ (DOT BIZ) Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.wdbc.com [Source type: General]

Abuse and regulation

.Critics often claim abuse of administrative power over domain names.^ This again shows the power of Domain Names .
  • SEO Domain Names - SEO, Search Engine Optimization Starts with the domain name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.seodomainnames.com [Source type: General]

^ The Administration contact controls (and approves) any changes to the rest of the domain name details.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ The court transferred the domain name to the plaintiff, rejecting the defendants claim that the parody site constituted protected free speech under the First Amendment.
  • Domain Names - Internet Law Program 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC cyber.law.harvard.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Particularly noteworthy was the VeriSign Site Finder system which redirected all unregistered .com and .net domains to a VeriSign webpage.^ Since a particular name server may not know all of the classes available in the domain system, it can never know if it is authoritative for all classes.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ BTalk Australia (Episode 248: 14min 26) To get a .com.au or .net.au domain for your business you have to demonstrate that the name you are seeking is related to your registered business name.
  • Domain Names Resources | BNET 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: General]

^ FREE Private Registration applies to purchase of three or more .COM, .NET, .INFO, .BIZ, .NAME, or .ORG domain names.
  • HostEtc.com Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC hostetc.com [Source type: General]
  • Get a Domain Name, Get Domain Name, Domain Name Search 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC greatdomainprice.com [Source type: General]
  • MyMoonHost Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.mymoonhost.com [Source type: General]

.For example, at a public meeting with VeriSign to air technical concerns about SiteFinder,[11] numerous people, active in the IETF and other technical bodies, explained how they were surprised by VeriSign's changing the fundamental behavior of a major component of Internet infrastructure, not having obtained the customary consensus.^ At the same time, there has been concern about its real and potential exploitation by marketers and others who find the information about domain name registrants valuable.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You be very surprised how smart you are as most people are not so smart.
  • Chinese Domain Name Fraud 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.rumblepup.com [Source type: General]

^ One possible reason for this oversight is that some panelists may lack a technical understanding of how the DNS and the Internet operate.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.SiteFinder, at first, assumed every Internet query was for a website, and it monetized queries for incorrect domain names, taking the user to VeriSign's search site.^ Domain Domain Names Does a website come with a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Associated Content - Topic - associatedcontent.com 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ If not, what comes with a website and how do i get a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Associated Content - Topic - associatedcontent.com 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ Allows to search for domain names by keywords.
  • Domain name, the essentials 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.scriptol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Unfortunately, other applications, such as many implementations of email, treat a lack of response to a domain name query as an indication that the domain does not exist, and that the message can be treated as undeliverable.^ You can have as many domain names as you like.
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

^ Queries Queries are messages which may be sent to a name server to provoke a response.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ This happens when the referenced name does not exist.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.The original VeriSign implementation broke this assumption for mail, because it would always resolve an erroneous domain name to that of SiteFinder.^ Nameserver: A Nameserver is a host or computer server that has the software and the data (zone files) necessary to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers.
  • Go Daddy Community, Get Help, Search Forums, Read Blogs 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.godaddy.com [Source type: General]
  • Go Daddy Community, Get Help, Search Forums, Read Blogs 20 September 2009 8:42 UTC www.godaddy.com [Source type: General]

^ Imagine if you had to start back linking, ranking, and getting all your customers back just because you let the domain name expire.

^ Many companies, groups, or organizations may find it beneficial or even necessary to make their country of origin obvious in their domain name.
  • Affordable Domain Name Registration - SurfZen 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.surfzen.com [Source type: General]

.While VeriSign later changed SiteFinder's behaviour with regard to email, there was still widespread protest about VeriSign's action being more in its financial interest than in the interest of the Internet infrastructure component for which VeriSign was the steward.^ If it’s still available and that is the right one for you, then register it right away as there are thousands of domain names being registered every day.

^ In many cases, a zone will be more accessible to the internet at large if its servers are widely distributed rather than being within the physical facilities controlled by the same organization that manages the zone.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ NSI, or in its current incarnation VeriSign Global Registry Services , still serves as the registry of the .com and .net domains, but its monopoly in supplying registrar services in these and eight other domains is now enjoyed by more than 90 accredited registrars .
  • Domain Names - Internet Law Program 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC cyber.law.harvard.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Despite widespread criticism, VeriSign only reluctantly removed it after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) threatened to revoke its contract to administer the root name servers.^ Oversight and operation of root name servers.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers et al.
  • beSpacific: Domain Names Archives 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.bespacific.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain names are assigned under the authority of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which is responsible for IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management functions.
  • Trademark: Domain Names - Internet Law Treatise 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC ilt.eff.org [Source type: Reference]

.ICANN published the extensive set of letters exchanged, committee reports, and ICANN decisions.^ The sixth amendment to its MoU with the DOC requires that ICANN publish an annual report containing an analysis of the received reports.
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[12]
.There is also significant disquiet regarding the United States' political influence over ICANN. This was a significant issue in the attempt to create a .xxx top-level domain and sparked greater interest in alternative DNS roots that would be beyond the control of any single country.^ TLD is used to denote the country code Top Level Domains e.g.
  • Domain Names and Registration Information 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.zytrax.com [Source type: General]

^ ICANN considers unique top-level domains .

^ Oversight of country code top-level domains (ccTLDs).
  • Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.nap.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[13]
.Additionally, there are numerous accusations of domain name "front running", whereby registrars, when given whois queries, automatically register the domain name for themselves.^ To register your Domain Name: .
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I change registrars after registering a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Certain registrars will register domain names in particular ccTLDs as well.
  • Domain Names - Internet Law Program 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC cyber.law.harvard.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Recently, Network Solutions has been accused of this.[14]

Truth in Domain Names Act

.In the United States, the Truth in Domain Names Act of 2003, in combination with the PROTECT Act of 2003, forbids the use of a misleading domain name with the intention of attracting people into visiting Internet pornography sites.^ Domain names on the Internet .

^ What kind of domain name extensions can I use?
  • Domain Names FAQ 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC help.hostway.com [Source type: General]

^ The domain name is mapped to an Internet Protocol (IP) address (which represents a physical point on the Internet).
  • HHS Policy for Internet Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.hhs.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Fictitious domain name

.A fictitious domain name is a domain name used in a work of fiction or popular culture to refer to a domain that does not actually exist.^ This response states that the name does not exist.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ This happens when the referenced name does not exist.
  • RFC 1034 (rfc1034) - Domain names - concepts and facilities 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ What does it mean to park a domain name?
  • HostEtc.com Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC hostetc.com [Source type: General]
  • The Network Source Domain Name Search - Search and Register Web Domain Names 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.thenetworksource.com [Source type: General]
  • Domain Name Registration 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.bonphire.com [Source type: General]

.Domain names used in works of fiction have often been registered in the DNS, either by their creators or by cybersquatters attempting to profit from it.^ To register your Domain Name: .
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I change registrars after registering a domain name?
  • Domain Names - Web Hosting - Databases - Domain Name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC selldomaindomain.com [Source type: General]

^ What information is required to register a Domain Name?

.December 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] This phenomenon prompted NBC to purchase the domain name Hornymanatee.com after talk-show host Conan O'Brien spoke the name while ad-libbing on his show.^ This again shows the power of Domain Names .
  • SEO Domain Names - SEO, Search Engine Optimization Starts with the domain name 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.seodomainnames.com [Source type: General]

^ Hosting of your own domain name .
  • Free Domain Hosting & TLD Pricing 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.resellerspanel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Free .com Or .net Domain Names?

O'Brien subsequently created a website based around the concept and used it as a running gag on the show.[15]

See also

References

  1. ^ What is the maximum length of a domain name? on the IETF DNSOP working group mailing list. On the wire, in the DNS binary format, it can be at most 255 octets as per RFC 1034 section 3.1. For an all-ASCII hostname, this can be represented in traditional dot notation as 253 characters.
  2. ^ "Introduction to Top-Level Domains (gTLDs)". Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. http://www.icann.org/en/tlds/. 
  3. ^ RFC 920, Domain Requirements, J. Postel, J. Reynolds, The Internet Society (October 1984)
  4. ^ "List of top-level domains". ICANN. http://www.icann.org/en/topics/new-gtlds/factsheet-new-gtld-program-oct09-en.pdf. 
  5. ^ "32nd International Public ICANN Meeting". ICANN. 2008-06-22. http://par.icann.org/. 
  6. ^ "New gTLS Program". ICANN. http://www.icann.org/en/topics/new-gtld-program.htm. Retrieved 2009-06-15. 
  7. ^ ICANN Board Approves Sweeping Overhaul of Top-level Domains, CircleID, 26 June 2008.
  8. ^ Evangelista, Benny. 2010. "25 years of .com names." San Francisco Chronicle. March 15, p. 1
  9. ^ Domain name sells for $2.75 million
  10. ^ Steal This v. Stealth Is: Community Technology Collective Bullied Over Misreading of URL
  11. ^ McCullagh, Declan (2003-10-03). "VeriSign fends off critics at ICANN confab". CNET News.com. http://www.news.com/2100-1038-5088128.html. Retrieved 2007-09-22. 
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External links

  • [1] Icann New gTLD Program Factsheet - October 2009
  • IANA Two letter Country Code TLD
  • ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
  • Internic.net, public information regarding Internet domain name registration services
  • RFC 1034, Domain Names — Concepts and Facilities, an Internet Protocol Standard
  • RFC 1035, Domain Names — Implementation and Specification, an Internet Protocol Standard
  • UDRP, Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy

Simple English

A domain name is a human-readable web address (eg. "google.com") that points to an IP address.

Extensions

See main article: URL Domain names have extensions at the end of the URL. For example ".com", ".net" and ".org" are the most commonly used domain name extensions.

There are also country-specific domain name extensions. For example, the United Kingdom has the .uk domain extension.



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