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The domain name int is a sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet. Its name is derived from the word international, characterizing its use for international organizations and treaty-related purposes.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The first use of this domain was by NATO, which had previously been assigned the top-level domain nato.

According to Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) policy, based on RFC 1591, the sTLD int is reserved for international treaty-based organizations, United Nations agencies, and organizations or entities having Observer status at the UN.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> int is considered to have the strictest application policies of all TLDs, as it implies that the holder is a subject of international law. For this reason, the application procedure requires the applicant to provide evidence that it is indeed treaty-based by providing a United Nations treaty registration number and that it has independent legal status.


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