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.com Domain Name

The domain name .com is a Top-level domain (TLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet. Added in 1985, its name is derived from the word commercial, indicating its original intended purpose for domains registered by commercial organizations.

IntroducedJanuary 1, 1985
TLD typeGeneric top-level domain
StatusActive
RegistryVerisign
SponsorNone
Intended useCommerce entities
Actual useUsed for general purposes and is widely regarded as the standard for TLDs.
Registration restrictionsNone
StructureRegistrations are conducted at second level.
DocumentsRFC 920; RFC 1591; ICANN registry agreement
Dispute policyUDRP
DNSSECYes
IDNYes
cyberspace
Author: cyberspace

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