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"org" is one of the generic top-level domain name s that can be used when choosing a domain name. It generally describes the entity owning the domain name as one that does not fit into other categories. In general, non-profit organizations and industry standard groups tend to use this generic name. Along with the second-level domain name (for example: "moma" in moma.org), the top-level domain name is required in Web and e-mail addresses.

For more information, see gTLD (generic top-level domain name).

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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