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.net

.net
.net
Introduced 1985
TLD type Generic top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Verisign
Sponsor None
Intended use Network infrastructure
Actual use ISPs; miscellaneous sites; used sometimes when desired name is not available in .com
Registration restrictions None
Structure Registrations at second level permitted
Documents RFC 1591; ICANN registry agreement
Dispute policies UDRP
Website VeriSign NET Registry
DNSSEC yes

The domain name net is a Internet service providers and other infrastructure companies. However, restrictions were never enforced and the domain is now a general purpose namespace. It is still popular with network operators, the advertising sector, and is often treated as an alternative to com.

net is one of the original top-level domains[1] (the other six being .com and .de.[2]

  • accredited registrarsnetList of
  • WhoISnet

External links

  1. ^ RFC 920, Domain Requirements, J. Postel, J. Reynolds, The Internet Society (October 1984)
  2. ^ "The Domain Name Industry Brief". Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  3. ^ ".net Contract Renewed". 
  4. ^ How Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) Work, verisigninc.com

References

Registrations are processed via accredited registrars and internationalized domain names are also accepted.[4]

[3] registry for another six years. On 30 June 2011, the contract with Verisign was automatically renewed for another six years. This is because of a resolution approved by the ICANN board, which states that renewal will be automatic as long as Verisign meets certain ICANN requirements.net

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