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why use a .org?

Discussion in 'Domain Names' started by Theozard, Jan 19, 2007.

  1. #1
    I wonder why do site like joomla, smf and wordpress...dmoz etc use .org
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    Theozard, Jan 19, 2007 IP
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  2. sandossu

    sandossu Guest

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    #2
    because they're probably non profit organizations
     
    sandossu, Jan 19, 2007 IP
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    #3
    Exactly, the org shows less commercialization
     
    domnom, Jan 19, 2007 IP
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    #4
    Even thought, the restriction was lift long ago and anyone can get an ORG domain, including people profiting from such extension :rolleyes:
     
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    Yes,you are right!
    Because the sites are non profitable!
     
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  6. Theozard

    Theozard Active Member

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    they sure do earn...how are they non profitable?
     
    Theozard, Jan 20, 2007 IP
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    #7
    NFP or Non Profit Organization. They can still make money, its just a type of business registration for tax purposes.
     
    ServerUnion, Jan 20, 2007 IP
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    .org is good for health information sites
     
    dnk, Jan 20, 2007 IP
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  10. Theozard

    Theozard Active Member

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    ohk got it..but is it like fooling people into beieving that its non-profitable and then earning money?
     
    Theozard, Jan 21, 2007 IP
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    It was branded a certain way and in user's mind it still brings a sense of a non profit type organization, which benefits some websites such as dmoz.
     
    kohashi, Jan 21, 2007 IP