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dot-com company

An organization that offers its services exclusively on the Internet, either via the user's Web browser or a client program that must be installed in the user's computer. Amazon.com, Yahoo!, Google and eBay are examples of dot-com companies. Telecom companies that offer voice or video services over the Internet also fit into the dot-com company umbrella.

But, Doesn't All Software Access the Internet?
Today, almost all software accesses the Internet for some purpose, if only to look for updates that can be downloaded. However, that does not necessarily make the company a dot-com company. The software or service must be hosted on the company's computers and accessed by users over the Internet. See dot-com.
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"We are still reviewing how this new project will operate, but we do know that Kim Dotcom has built his career and his fortune on stealing creative works," the MP said in a statement.
Potter's ruling coincided with a report by New Zealand's inspector general of intelligence and security, requested by Prime Minister John Key, on unlawful surveillance of Dotcom and Bram van der Kolk, Megaupload's head programmer, by the country's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).The GCSB, a signals intelligence agency, is not allowed to intercept citizens' or residents' communications.
Soon, the dotcom bust swept the world, but he kept the faith and his company was among the few that survived.
The FBI claims that Dotcom led a group that has netted $175 million since 2005 by copying and distributing music, movies and copyrighted content without permission.
The appeal was rejected after lawyers representing US authorities told the court a man with a history of producing fraudulent travel documents unsuccessfully applied to visit Dotcom while in custody, TVNZ reported.
But Dotcom's lawyer said he posed no threat of absconding or restarting his businesses, arguing that his client had cooperated fully, his passports had been seized and his funds frozen, and also that he had a distinctive appearance.
Boss Sharon Zaunmayr said: "Dotcom Chrome promised it had premium placement with Google for its ad campaigns.
New Dashcom websites have begun to appear everywhere; some as parallels to the Dotcoms, others as original Dashcom shopfronts in their own right.
To have a dotcom in your visiting card was a status symbol.
A 3G spectrum licence has been officially issued to TT dotCom, a subsidiary of telecomms services provider TIME dotCom Berhad (TIME), by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
Ian Livingston, chief executive of BT Retail, said: "Dabs is a dotcom success story and one of the best companies in its field."
With the contract TIME dotCom becomes the first wireline and broadband service provider in Malaysia to deploy EDA.