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What’s in a domain name?. Is anyone in control of the Internet?. True or False ?. Search engines, like Google, can locate every page on the Web. Search engines are the only tools available to search the Web. Some search engines sell a guaranteed high page ranking in the search results.

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What s in a domain name

What’s in a domain name?

Is anyone in control of the Internet?


What s in a domain name

True or False ?

Search engines, like Google, can locate every

page on the Web.

Search engines are the only tools

available to search the Web.

Some search engines sell a guaranteed high page ranking in the search results.


What s in a domain name

True or False ?

Search engines can locate every page on the Web.

FALSE.

Search engines are the only tools available to search the Web.

FALSE

Some search engines sell a guaranteed high page ranking in the search results.

TRUE


What s in a domain name

  • The URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the address of a resource, in this case, an Internet Web page. It is a set of instructions telling your browser not only how to accept the incoming data, but where to go to get it.

  • Host name

  • http://www.rutgers.edu

  • Type of resource Domain


  • What s in a domain name

    Domain Name - the domain name also includes information that identifies the type of organization of the host site. (These examples are primarily U.S.)

    • .com (.biz)Commercial or business

    • .eduEducation

    • .govGovernment agency/organization

    • .milMilitary

    • .netInternet service provider

  • .orgNot-for-profit organization


  • What s in a domain name

    The Internet is international, and some sites have chosen to adopt a domain that identifies its country or state of origin

    .deGermany

    .ukUnited Kingdom

    .auAustralia

    .paPennsylvania

    .nj New Jersey


    What s in a domain name

    How can I get a domain name?

    Some domain names can be purchased easily and inexpensively:

    Go to http://ask.com and type in the question, “how do I buy an internet address?”


    Results

    Results

    • Which domain names are easy to purchase?

    • What is the cheapest price you found?

    • Can you fool someone into believing you are an expert?


    What s in a domain name

    Why should I believe you?

    Evaluating information from Web sites.

    • Authority and Accuracy - Who is the author(s); is the author an authority on the topic; is the information correct?

      • Is the information from a trusted source?

      • Can you verify information using an additional, trusted source? (other publications, known organizations or verification by a trusted person)

      • Is there a verifiable “about” section?

      • Who owns the domain name? http://www.whois.sc/


    Evaluate a website

    Evaluate a website


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