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The top-level domain for organisations or individuals that don't fit any other top-level domain (national, com, edu, or gov). Though many have .org domains, it was never intended to be limited to non-profit organisations.

RFC 1591.


(ORGanization) A top-level Internet domain used by associations and non-profit organizations mostly in the U.S. and Canada. However, the .org domain name is not restricted, and it is widely used by for-profit companies as well. See Internet domain name.
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org, Internet: ViewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=767
Phone: (817) 569-7462, E-mail: gail@pima.assn org, Web site: