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does anyone know what the com in .com stands for?

  1. salt profile image73
    saltposted 8 years ago

    someone at home asked me and I cant seem to find the defintion.

  2. skyfire profile image75
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    .com stands for "commercial". .NET for network and org for organization. for more checkout wikipedia.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      this is right and .gov-- government

  3. salt profile image73
    saltposted 8 years ago

    thanks, I did and couldnt find the answer..

  4. Has_aWayWithWords profile image63
    Has_aWayWithWordsposted 8 years ago

    .biz stands for business   lol sorry just figured while we were figuring out all of the .??? used on internet I would throw that one in there too.

  5. Alessia Amnesia profile image57
    Alessia Amnesiaposted 8 years ago

    .COM - Commercial/Common Object Modeling
    .NET - Network Provider
    .ORG - Organization
    .BIZ - Business
    .GOV - Government
    .EDU - Education
    .MIL - Military
    .UK - United Kingdom
    .CA - Canada
    .FR - France