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A nonprofit organization that conducts its business on the Internet.
- ‘Mr. Springer decided that he most enjoys being associated with a "dot-org."’
- ‘"I'm fazing out the dot-org, because it's not commonplace - it never felt right," says Eisen.’
- ‘He notes that most of the domains that have been added since the original dot-com, dot-org and dot-net domains haven't become widely used.’
- ‘It now includes subscription and transactional access to its Domain Name Database containing all dot-com, dot-net, and dot-org TLD names.’
- ‘If the site is a dot-com, or even better, a dot-org, you're usually safe.’
- ‘When introduced, File 225 included information on all available, expired, and registered dot-com, dot-net, and dot-org gTLDs.’
- ‘To have a dot-com or a dot-org you have to pay, so most people wouldn't bother if it was just a fraud.’
- ‘Dot-org, at 2.3 million names, is currently the fifth most popular domain.’
Relating to nonprofit business conducted on the Internet.
- ‘As the dot-com carnage continues, at least 55 once well-funded sites shut down in April, making it the second cruelest month.’
1990s: from ‘.org’ in an Internet address, typically indicating a noncommercial site.
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