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Can top level domains disappear if countries cease to exist / malfunction?

This question comes from a possibly stupid idea, but I want to make sure its as not-stupid as possible. I want to tattoo a QR code on my arm, that encodes a website. The domain has to be as short as ...
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How can I protect old email accounts when I sell a domain with an MX address?

A long time ago I set up a bunch of TLDs and started using those to host email addresses. It never occurred to me that if I sold those TLDs, someone could buy one, and if they guessed the email ...
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Firefox: Whitelist TLDs for URI suggestions

Current versions of Firefox (I'm on 68) suggests that terms in the address bar that comprise of letters, dots and some special characters (e.g. -, _) are URIs. Unfortunately, many of programming terms ...
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Making a fake tld complete with domain registration

I am going to make a private, separate wifi network as part of a demonstration. People are going to connect to this network and I would like them to be able to visit fake websites with fake TLDS on ...
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Can Top Level Domain consists of three parts?

Top Level Domains (TLDs) can be general TLDs (.com, .net, etc.) or country-code TLDs like .co.uk, .gov.us, etc. Question: Can a top level domain consists of three parts? I have a list of domain names ...
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Find out which ending is the most common in a language [closed]

I would like to work out what the most useful TLDs are for domain hacking (i.e., creating short FQDNs that spell words by combining with a TLD, e.g., ho.me) in English. Here is a list of public ...
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What happens to country specific TLD's in a war involving that country?

I'm trying to find out what could happen, and what is likely to happen - I'm based in the UK and own UK domains as well as foreign domains such as Russian and USA TLD's, eg: domain.co.uk, domain.ru, ...
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Domain not valid for whois lookup yet still live .co.sz Swaziland

I tried to do a lookup on a domain I manage in Swaziland 'ngwenyaglass.co.sz' and I came up against the following error on whois.com Invalid domain name... We are unable to perform a lookup for ...
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What about this special domain "to."

Today I saw this special domain and I'm really wondering. http://to./ How it's possible. Where can I register this type of domains :) Thank you.
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Make firefox ignore common file extensions as TLD's

When I'm looking for information on a certain JS or CSS framework, I'm typing in (for example) d3.js or skeleton.css in Firefox. Firefox starts treating it like a domain name, and goes to www.d3.js. ...
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Where can I migrate a ccTLD to? [closed]

Lets say I have a domain name vvv.id. Where can I transfer the domain to (for example transfer it to godaddy.com)?
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How to whois new TLDs?

How can I look up new TLDs, such as .email, .guru, etc., using the whois command in linux? Running whois on a new TLD only gives the response: No whois server is known for this kind of object.
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Host Custom Domain with VPN?

is it possible to host a custom TLD on a VPN? And if so, does that mean that to resolve the custom domain you just have to be connected to the VPN? Thanks again, Francis
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Squid Proxy Server Custom TLD

I would just like to know if it is possible to use the Squid proxy server on an Ubuntu as a remote proxy server that when connected would allow someone to connect to a domain name with a custom TLD? ...
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About reserved domains name

According to this wikipedia article Followings are reserved domains: example: reserved for use in examples invalid: reserved for use in obviously invalid domain names localhost: reserved to avoid ...
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One-word link for intranet - top level domain (tld) setup with BIND 9

While it seems to be a kind of typical pattern for the intranet ... however haven't been able to find the right and working solution for it. I'm trying to set up the intranet site accessible by the ...
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Which TLD's require TCP access to the nameserver?

Has anybody got a list of all TLD's which require and only allow nameservers with TCP enabled? Our ISP who provides our nameservers, only supports adding domains for UDP answers to their nameservers,...
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Why don't TLDs resolve?

Why aren't there any services on TLDs? Is there any particular reason there aren't websites at http://org/ or http://com/ ? It seems like it would be the ideal place to put information about the ...
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How do I make Chrome accept ".test" as a valid TLD?

When I enter, say, xyz.test in the Chrome address bar, then Chrome initiates a search. How do I make Chrome always treat .test as a top level domain, just like .com and all the others? I know that I ...
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Teach Google Chrome to understand custom TLD

For development on local machine I've set domains with custom top level domain .nt. But Google Chrome doesn't know about this top level domain, so, if I enter example.nt in location bar, then google ...
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How does the http://to./ domain work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does http://to./ work? Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror) posted a tweet a few days ago, congratulating http://to./ for launching the shortest URL shortener, and breaking every ...
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Use custom, local domain for virtual machine in Firefox

I have set up my Windows development system with VMWare Workstation to host a Linux server on which I edit test sites. I have assigned the domain "vm" to that virtual machine's IP address, so that ...