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dot-com

(1) A commercial Internet domain name that uses the dot-com (.com) suffix at the end of the address; for example, www.computerlanguage.com is the domain name of the publisher of this encyclopedia. Since dot-com domains were used by all major corporations, the Internet became known as the "dot-com" world. See Internet domain name, dot-com company, dot-com bubble, not-com and dot-con.

(2) The .com domain spelled out in an e-mail address on a Web site to prevent a spambot from identifying it. For example, instead of "alex@computerlanguage.com," the address is written as "alex at computerlanguage dot com." See spambot.
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He attributes the downfall of many early companies to a combination of two things--a lack of understanding of how different the insurance market is from other financial services, and the Internet hype and dot-com boom that led people to spend too much money on the wrong things.
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But going forward, there may be less distinction between dot-com and bricks-and-mortar.
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So far we have said that the dot-com leader is a believer, a listener, a focus for the company, a decision-maker, a promoter of the dot-com culture -- and that s/he works at an accelerated pace.
VDNSystems also announced its "Global Dot-Com Registration Services"(TM), to help businesses to easily register their dot-com addresses around the world.
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The Year 2000 was the official end of dot-com mania and return to normalcy.
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