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ccTLD

(Country Code Top Level Domain) A top-level domain (TLD) name on the Internet that is reserved for a country or territory. For example, .us and .ca are the ccTLDs for the U.S. and Canada. Rather than use country codes, many organizations often choose TLDs such as .com and .org. See country code and IANA.
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It assumes, mainly, the responsibility of distributing the fields of addresses in the IP, allocating the protocol identifiers and managing the record system of Generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) and Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD).
In his new role, Wali will soon take over backend technical operations for the Indian .IN country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD).
The Popular '.tv' domains is the Internet country code top-level domain belonging to Tuvalu.
Open Source Intelligence reveals that the website dailyglobewatch.eu with country code top-level domain (ccTLD) .eu used in publishing stories is obviously fake and therefore not correct.
The blogger also offers speculation as to where the website leaking the emails may have originated: "Unlike what's been reported, a friend tells me it's wrong to conclude that the blogspot was created from Cyprus: blogspot changes the country code top-level domain depending on where you visit the site from.
This move benchmarks the management of Qatar's country code top-level domain (ccTLD) extensions categories of Internet domain names with international best practices and standards encouraged by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority's (TRA) plans to introduce and implement a unique domain name for the sultanate (.om) and its Arabic equivalent reached an important milestone as the TRA announced Nawras, Omantel and Gulf Cybertech E-Solutions as accredited registrars for the country code top-level domain (ccTLD).
China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) takes the responsibility of China's domain name registry to operate and administrate ".CN" country code top-level domain (ccTLD) and Chinese domain Name (CDN) system.
It has become the ninth biggest top-level domain on the internet, the fifth most popular country code top-level domain worldwide, and ranks in fourth place in Europe.
Mr Al Shirawi also announced his next project - he intends to start a country code top-level domain and Internet exchange (IX) point association collaborating with the region's various governments and independent IX's.
Domain names that are not sponsored or country code top-level domain names are considered generic top-level domains and are generally available for any use.
NeuStar Inc (NYSE: NSR), a provider of clearinghouse and directory services to the communications and Internet industry, announced on Tuesday (24 June) that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), a not-for-profit Canadian corporation that is responsible for operating the .ca country code top-level domain (TLD), has chosen NeuStar to provide its UltraDNS Managed DNS service.