This Day in Business History: Word’s First Internet Domain Is Registered

March 15, 1985:  The world’s first internet domain name, symbolics.com, was registered by the Symbolics Computer Corporation of Massachusetts. The international private non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers  was created in 1998 to maintain domain name coordination; there are now  over 1 billion domains in existence. 

 

 

Signposts in cyberspace the Domain Name System and internet navigation, available as an ebook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governance, regulations and powers on the Internet, HM851 .G68 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources: https://www.icann.org/