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Internet FAQ Contents

  1. What is a Domain name ... ?
  2. Do I need my own Domain ...?
  3. How do I get my own Domain ... ?
  4. What do I name my Domain ... ?
  5. Who is InterNic... ?
  6. What is FTP... ?
  7. When would I my site be available to the world ... ?

What is a Domain name ... ?

A Domain name is exact location of a server on the Internet. Some Domain names can be the actual name of your business, like www.microsoft.com . Once a Domain name is registered on the Internet no one else can use that name. It is important that you select a name that uniquely identifies your company on the Internet.  

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Do I need my own Domain ... ?

If you would like to have your own myname.com address on the internet you must register for a Domain name. DEADPOINT will register your selected name to InterNic which requires a $100 fee. If you don't need or want a Domain name you can select a sub-host name of deadpoint.net like www.myname.deadpoint.net there is no need for Domain registry and your Web address is available immediately.

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How do I get my own Domain ... ?

When you are ready to get your pages on the Internet, your Domain name must be registered with InterNIC. DEADPOINT will submit your sign up information to InterNIC the day It is received and it will take up to 3 days for a response from them. If the Domain name you chose is available, we will advise you of your new Web site address.

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What do I name my Domain ... ?

Your Domain name can be anything you want it to be, as long as it is available. InterNIC does have restrictions on the name, you are responsible in following these rules if you select your own name.

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Who is InterNic... ?

InterNIC handles all Internet registry. In order to obtain a .com, .net, .org,  address you must be registered with InterNIC.

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What is FTP... ?

File Transfer Protocol. FTP is a method in which to transfer files across the internet

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When would my account be active ... ?

Web site design starts after consultation and acceptance of estimate. Most Webs take less than two weeks.
If you would just like the Web site hosting service, www.yoursite.deadpoint.net, connection is activated the same day.
If you would like a Domain service, www.yoursite.com, connection is activated upon InterNIC acceptance, 3-4 days.

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