Top-Level Domains (TLD)
The part of the Domain Name farthest to the right. Net in www.freeserve.net. for example.
Other commonly seen TLD’s are com, edu, gov, org and also country codes such as uk.
Commercial companies use the com TLD.
The government uses the gov TLD.
Universities use the edu TLD.
The organisation responsible for adding new TLD’s is the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) located atwww.iana.org .