.Com Domain

On the Internet, "com" is one of the peak-level domain names that can be used bearing in mind choosing a domain state. It generally describes the entity owning the domain message as a upholding doling out. Along taking into account the second-level domain state (for example: "whatis" in whatis.com), the summit-level domain proclamation is required in Web and e-mail addresses.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has overall answerability for domain names (as expertly as for Internet Protocol addresses and many additional Internet parameters). Day-to-day responsibility is delegated to specific registrars, such as Network Solutions and a number of competing companies for .com, .org, .net, and .edu pinnacle-level domains.

Specific criteria are set forth for the use of the peak-level domain say in RFC 1591 - Domain Name System Structure and Delegation.

The peak-level domain names administered by ICANN and its delegate agencies are: com, edu, gov, int, mil, net, and org. In adjunct occurring to these, domain proclaim applicants within the United States may along with be practiced to register a pronounce out cold a U.S. pinnacle-level domain statement based upon geography. See RFC 1480 - The US Domain and visit the U.S. Domain Registry for registration events.

Top-level domain names for countries supplementary than the United States are administered by each country and are based upon the ISO-3166 list of country codes.