.org

The domain name.org is a generic top-level domain of the Domain Name System used on the Internet. The name is truncated from organization. It was one of the original... Wikipedia

  • Introduced:  January 1, 1985
  • TLD type:  Generic top-level domain
  • Status:  Active
  • Registry:  Public Interest Registry (technical service by Afilias)
  • Sponsor:  Not technically sponsored, but PIR is connected with the Internet Society
  • Intended use:  Miscellaneous organizations not fitting in other categories (generally noncommercial)
  • Actual use:  Nonprofits, personal sites, open-source projects, some government websites, mostly used by non-commercial entities
  • Registration restrictions:  None
  • Structure:  Registrations at second level permitted
  • Documents:  RFC 920, RFC 1591, ICANN registry agreement
  • Dispute policies:  UDRP
  • Website:  Public Interest Registry
  • DNSSEC:  Yes
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo