the term may refer to any type of domain within the computer field, since there are several types of domain (see below). However, today, it often refers to the address of an Internet site. An Internet domain name is an organization's unique name combined with a tip level domain name (TLD). For example, pcb.ca is the domain name of Pacific Customs Brokers. Following are the top-level domains. The .edu, .mil and .gov domains are traditionally U.S. domains.
- .ca - Canadian domain
- .com - commercial
- .net - gateway or host
- .org - non-profit organization
- .edu - educational and research
- .gov - government
- .mil - military