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In the URL or web address of the Web site, you'll find a DOMAIN name. These domain names will often help you to decide who is sponsoring the site and what their purpose is.

The most common domain names are:

.com - commercial organizations (usually will be trying to sell you something)
.org  - usually non-profit organizations, but not always
.edu - educational institutions
.gov - government
.net - organizations involved in Internet services
.int  - international organizations

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