Dedicated domain zones
Domains COM, NET, ORG
Domains COM, NET, ORG - first generic top-level domains, which appeared in 1984, according to the decision of an international organization ICANN, created by the international community to allocate the address space of the Internet. It was originally created seven gTLD: COM, NET, ORG, INT, EDU, GOV, MIL, from which domains COM, NET and ORG have received the most widespread.
COM domain is initially intended for commercial organizations, domain ORG - for nonprofit organizations, and the domain NET - for all those involved with the development of networks and telecommunication technologies. But over time, domain name registration in these areas was completely free, and register the domain in which any interested person.
Domain INFO - Information Resources
INFO Domain is designed for anyone who wants to put information about yourself, your company, product or service on the Internet. "Information" (English information) - universally recognized term that is easily translated into different national languages. Organizations, individuals, brands, community projects, of course, will benefit from using the domain name INFO.
Domain BIZ - Business Resources (for organizations)
Domain BIZ (from the English word business - the business case, business) - one of the common top-level domain intended for commercial organizations, businesses and corporations, in any way represent themselves online. So far, in the sense in which to make the domain BIZ, used, and continues to use the domain COM.
Domains INT zone for international organizations
GOV Area Governments and government agencies
EDU network of educational institutions and educational institutions
MIL Area of ??military organizations
Domains INT, EDU, GOV, MIL also appeared in 1984 and immediately become "special" or as they called experts, "restricted".
INT domain created exclusively for the registration of domain names by international organizations. The decision to register domain names in that zone is taken by an international organization IANA registrar, subject to a number of requirements. This domain is the only one of the first special, which can register a domain name of the foreign (relative to the U.S.), including the Russian organizations.
EDU domain contains about 5,000 names, and domains as well as the GOV and MIL under control of the U.S. Government. First, the right to register the domain name in the EDU had only universities and colleges to four-year universities, but now they are joined and smaller educational institutions. Registration is free of charge.
GOV domain created exclusively for federal government agencies, and the registration of domain names in the domain involved in Government Network Information Center, Government-Wide Registration Service.
MIL domain is controlled by the U.S. government, in particular the Department of U.S. State Security. Specialists of the Department is leading the base of domain names domain MIL, intended only for military organizations and institutions responsible for security of the country.
Domain NAME - Personal Zone (for individuals)
This domain area, designed specifically for individuals.
Domain NAME is for anyone who wishes to register the Internet name and last name as a domain name. You can also register a trade name and trademark. Since the beginning of the operation in the area proposed for the NAME domain names are registered only in the third level. Thus, the web address for an individual was as follows: NAME.SURNAME.name or SURNAME.NAME.name. To register a domain for a trade mark used or некоторое_слово.компания.name компания.некоторое_слово.name. Administrator of this domain zone is ICANN accredited company Global Name Registry Limited.
Restrictions on domain name:
- In the first part of the domain name can be from 1 to 63 characters.
- In the second part of a domain name can be from 3 to 63 characters.
- Use only letters, numbers and hyphens (-). The domain name may not begin or end with a hyphen. For example, Vasily Smith can register these domains: John.Smith.name Smith.John.name J.Smith.name John2005.Smith.name, etc. At the same time one of the advantages of domain name in NAME is the ability to receive personal e-mail addresses of the form or email@example.com NAME@SURNAME.NAME. This service is email-forwarding. Thus, Vasily Smith, together with the domain can be obtained, for example, these addresses: John@Smith.name Smith@John.name J@Smith.namе John2005@Smith.name
Register your domain name in this area can be virtually any host that registers domain.
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What is a domain name?
In short, the domain name is a facade - a sequence of words that users type in the address bar of your browser to visit your site, but that is not a valid address of your site on the web.
Hazards associated with trade marks
Note: Always ask for the opinion a lawyer if you have any doubts about the acquisition of the domain name.
How do domain names?
Although the concept of a domain name seems simple enough to use a sequence v of the words in order to identify the web address "behind the scenes" is much more action.