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domain name

[dō′mān ‚nām]
(computer science)
An alphanumeric string which identifies a particular computer or a network on the Internet.

domain name

domain name

The term may refer to any type of domain within the computer field, since there are several types of domains (see domain). However, today, it often refers to the address of an Internet site. See Internet domain name and Internet address.

Is a Name Already Taken?


To find out if a domain name is taken, two popular domain name registrars are Network Solutions (www.netsol.com) and Go Daddy (www.godaddy.com).


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As a cop-out, the Internet administrators proposed having the same domain name made available under a different suffix.
With some companies paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for such already-registered domain names, complaints about cybersquatting have gone way beyond the courthouse.
It costs $70 to register a domain name through Network Solutions, the primary domain name registration company, and the registration is good for two years.
In general, trademark protection will help," agreed Kelly, "but courts are only forcing domain name registrants to transfer domain names to trademark owners in cases where they are cyber pirates and cyber squatters.
The National Arbitration Forum's online services allow parties from across the globe to file claims to resolve trademark disputes over Internet domain names.
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com and its own sales data, Sedo, the leading online marketplace for the buying and selling of domain names, strengthened its market leadership position in the secondary domain name market from 59 percent in 2004 to 65 percent in 2005.