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Unformatted text preview: Gallagher, chapter 12 Again, just the key takeaways..copy and pasted, really. Sorry it's not more in depth..get over it. Also, he did this whole section in one lecture..with that video and his short spiel on wires. • The Internet is a network of networks. Internet service providers connect with one another to share traffic, enabling any Internet-connected device to communicate with any other. • URLs may list the application protocol, host name, domain name, path name, and file name, in that order. Path and file names are case sensitive. • A domain name represents an organization. Hosts are public services offered by that organization. Hosts are often thought of as a single computer, although many computers can operate under a single host name and many hosts can also be run off a single computer. • You don’t buy a domain name but can register it, paying for a renewable right to use that domain name. Domains need to be registered within a generic top-level domain such as “.com” or “.org” or within a two-character country code top-level domain such as “.uk,” “.ly,” or “.md.” • Registering a domain that uses someone else’s trademark in an attempt to extract financial gain is considered cybersquatting. The United States and other nations have anticybersquatting laws, and ICANN has a dispute resolution system that can overturn domain name claims if a registrant is considered to be cybersquatting.registrant is considered to be cybersquatting....
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- Fall '08
- Domain Name System, Internet Protocol Suite, internet service providers, Generic top-level domain, code top-level domain