edu for educational institutions and universities; .gov which is reserved for United States government agencies; .info for all applications; .int for organizations that were established by international treaties; and .mil for United States military. But aside from such mentioned domain name suffixes, here comes another domain name suffixes which are also of great use, and these are the . Secondly, the ICANN is responsible of accrediting the domain name registrars. Generally, the ICANN has particular criteria for the domain name registrars' accreditation. It is commonly noted that once the domain name registrars are accredited, it is then a duty of the domain name registrars to sign a contract and agree to bear by the ICANN's guidelines and procedures. Just like the dot fr for France and dot jp for Japan, the dot uk domain name stands for the United Kingdom or the standard for businesses and organizations that are operating within or marketing to the United Kingdom. And for a much greater emphasis, the dot uk domain name as it is mentioned above is a country code top level domain or known as ccTLD and thus corresponds to a country, territory, or other geographic location, and for the part of the dot uk domain name, that is the United Kingdom. So, one of the common and widely identified domain names on the web is google.com. I am sure that you are all familiar with Google, so it is then very interesting for you to know that the first part of the domain name which is the www actually stands for the host server, that is the World Wide Web where in the site is found. Domain Name Lookup Services Domain name lookup services are some of the common services for domain names today. Perhaps, it is for the reason that many people these days, especially those who wanted to look for available domain names on the web, are really into some of the available and offered domain name lookup services. Domain Name Auction Everywhere in the world, thousands of great domain names are expiring, and since thousands of domain name holders did not renew their expired domain names, thousands of people are also bidding for such terrific domain names. With this fact, the concept for domain name auction was born.