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(ˌdɒtˈkɒm) or

a. a company that conducts most of its business on the internet
b. (as modifier): dotcom stocks.
[C20: from .com, the domain name suffix of businesses trading on the internet]
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dot-com or


1. a company doing business mostly or solely on the Internet.
2. of or pertaining to such a company or business.
[1995–2000; dot1 (definition 3) + .com, suffix of domain name in most commercial Web addresses]
dot′-com′mer, dot′-com'′er, n.
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dotcom [ˈdɒtˈkɒm] Npuntocom f
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n (Comput) → Internetfirma f
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prosecutors declined to comment on the new site, referring only to a court document that cites several promises Dotcom made while seeking bail that he would not — and could not — start a Megaupload-style business until the criminal case was resolved.
officials have been fighting for months to extradite Dotcom from his adopted home of New Zealand, but that country's High Court dealt those efforts a blow last June when it ruled that New Zealand authorities used unlawful warrants to search Dotcom's home.
The U.S.-initiated case against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom over alleged copyright violations by customers of the online storage firm is unraveling in New Zealand due to police missteps and American high-handedness.
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Summary: Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom says he is willing to go the US to clear his name after being accused of distributing copyrighted content.
Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom on Friday failed to overturn a ruling that he remain behind bars in New Zealand while US officials seek his extradition for alleged copyright piracy, reports said.
Prosecutor Anne Toohey argued at a bail hearing that Kim Dotcom, a German national also known as Kim Schmitz, was a flight risk "at the extreme end of the scale" because it was believed he had access to funds, had multiple identities and had a history of fleeing criminal charges.
We've spoken to people who've used Dotcom Chrome's online advertising service, tried to cancel and then found themselves on the receiving end of vile online reviews.
Internet users are now skirting round ICANN to create their own unique and memorable range of new Dashcom (not Dotcom) Domains and TLDs, absolutely free.
* Dotcom Distribution: named a new business development manager, David Del Pizzo.
"This will be especially popular with busy mums who have the school run and children's activities to manage," says Laura Wade-Gery, chief executive officer of Tesco dotcom and Tesco Direct.
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