15 Things You Should Know about .net Domain Names

.net domain names are the 2nd most popular generic domain extensions in the world after .com. The .net domain names are generic top-level domains (gTLD) used in the Domain Name System of the Internet. The name is derived from network, indicating its originally intended purpose was for organizations involved in networking technologies, such as Internet service providers and other infrastructure companies.

However, restrictions were never enforced and the domain is now a general purpose name space. It is still popular with network operators, and is often treated as an alternative to com. As .net crosses the 15 million domain registrations globally, here are 15 facts about .net domain names:



Originally posted 2014-03-08 18:33:20.