The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
non-profit organisation led by professionals from technology industries.
Responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases, including IP address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment, gTLD and ccTLD name system management and root server system management functions.
HUYI Global, recognized by ICANN, is a domain registration organisation which provides global domain registration, monitoring, management and arbitration services to customers.
Every domain name is special, first register first serve
Build up brand image
Prevent fake website
Types of Top-level Domain
Managed by Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
Most countries or regions use 2 letters as abbreviation
Chinese or local text can also be used as the country code of domain
Jargon of each particular industry
A wide variety of New gTLD choices for domain registration.
|gTLD||Major user group|
|.com||For commercial organisation|
|.edu||For education organisation|
|.gov||For government and its subsidiary|
|.mil||For military organisation|
|Example of New gTLD|