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Domain Name Broker
A Domain Name Broker is an organization that mediates the sale and purchase of domain names for individuals or companies interested in buying or selling domain names. Similar to a real estate broker, a domain name broker serves as a central resource for buyers and sellers of intellectual property.
Domain Name Dispute
A domain name dispute is a complaint concerning the impact of a registered domain name on a registered trademark or service mark. A domain name dispute may arise in an instance of an Internet user registering a Trademarked or Service Marked word, phrase or name as a domain name. If the legal owner of the trademarked or service marked domain name submits a complaint about ownership of the domain name, the name is subject to dispute.
Domain Name Registration Agreement
A domain name registration agreement is a binding contract put forth by a domain name registrar that must be agreed to by the registrant before the registration of a domain name can be processed. Domain Name Server, SeeName Server.
Domain Name Server
Domain Name Server (DNS) is generally considered an acronym for the Domain Name System, but can also be used to denote a Domain Name Server.
Domain Name Space
The domain name space is the sum total of all space available on the Internet, whether it is in use or not, which is arranged in a hierarchical "tree" of areas of jurisdiction, called domains.
Domain Name System
The Domain Name System, a distributed database, is the Internet-wide methodology that allows Internet users to type an easy-to-remember, alphanumeric domain name into a web browser or other Internet utility, which is translated in order to locate the numeric IP Address of a computer on the Internet.
Domain Trafficking
Domain trafficking is the common practice of selling a registered domain name to another party, either independently or through a domain name broker for a sum of money decided on between the two parties.
Dot Address
A dot address is another term used to describe an IP Address, in which a numerical web address is delimited by four sets of numbers, each ranging between 0 and 255, separated by dots. An example of an IP Address is
Dotted Octet
Dotted octet is the phrase generally used to describe the format of an IP Address, as well as the sequence of IP Addresses that can be allocated on the Internet.
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