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Short Domain Names

August 15, 2020

What’s the shortest in-use domain name? There are quite a few three-letter domain names being used, such as Google’s g.co and Facebook’s m.me. However, these aren’t the shortest domain names in use. A TLD is a valid domain name on its own, and there’s nothing stopping registrars from creating A records for their TLDs. For example: $ dig +short A ai 209.59.119.34 Here’s a list of all TLDs which have A records and resolve to responsive servers (as of August 2020): ...

James Williams • 2020