Collision Domain

A collision domain is a section of a network where data packets can collide with one another when being sent on a shared medium or through repeaters, particularly when using early versions of Ethernet. A network collision occurs when more than one device attempts to send a packet on a network segment at the same time. Collisions are resolved using carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD) in which the competing packets are discarded and re-sent one at a time. This becomes a source of inefficiency in the network.
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  • Where to find new gTLD dropping domain lists

    …, names that were previously reserved by new gTLD registries due to name collisions have started to become unblocked, as mandatory 90-day “controlled interruption” phases start to expire. By definition, a name collision domain has received traffic in the past. A CSV file containing a list of all domain names currently subject to CI can be downloaded…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -