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(, Inc., Sherman Oaks, CA) An organization that used to offer top-level domains (TLDs) such as .shop, .inc, .family, .travel, .law, .sport and .tech. The domains were simulated. Behind the scenes, the domain was appended to the name; for example, became

To use the domain, ISPs were required to add software to their servers, and if users were not customers of that ISP, they had to download a NewDotNet browser plug-in for Internet Explorer. generated considerable controversy. The NewDotNet plug-in, which was difficult to remove, generated unwanted popups and also directed users to sponsored sites whenever they mistyped a URL.
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