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INTERNICInternet Network Information Center
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Figure 1 shows the response from the InterNIC server when it was queried with ""
Only in the United States, through a non-profit agency called InterNIC - run by Network Solutions can a domain be registered without a two letter country suffix (with just .com or .org for example).
To market a product over the web, Gardner says the first step is registering a domain name through the InterNIC; this costs about $70 for two years.
A body known as the Internet Network Information Center (InterNIC) approves domain names for use on the internet.
The federal Internet Assigned Numbers Authority ("IANA") assigns its authority to issue domain names in the United States to Internet Network Information Center ("InterNIC").
The disputed names were in top level domains (TLDs) .com and .org, which are controlled by Internic in America.
InterNIC reports that, through December 1996, there were 897,662 registered Internet domains (domains are the unique names that identify an Internet site), of which 73 percent were created in 1996 alone.
InterNic is also a valuable resource for determining the origins of the information you find.
Furthermore, because of InterNIC policy, SUNY Potsdam was not able to get additional address space.
You lease it from Internic. Anyone can register a domain name and they do not have to prove they have the commercial rights to it.
To get your own name you have to register with InterNIC a sort of Internet clearing house.
According to domain registrar InterNIC (, a cooperative activity between the National Science Foundation, Network Solutions and AT&T, over 600,000 registered domain names representing commercial entities (.coms) were obtained between August 1993 and October 1996.