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Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by PinkyX, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    I've heard that if you're not a citizen of US and you'd buy an .us domain it could be taken away from you (lol?). I've done a little research and coldudnt find anything.So, if I'm not british, can I buy and maintain a co.uk domain?

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  2. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    I've found the answer myself on the net "Allocations are on a strict first-come, first-served basis to qualified applicants. There are no territorial restrictions: applicants need not have any connection to the UK."

    Thread may be closed, posted the answer for people who will be searching for the answer in future.

     
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    xartii Newbie

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    wait some 1 with more much experience then me
     
  4. recaptured

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    .co.uk anyone in the world can buy.
    .us - you need to have us presence or the registrar Neustar can take the domain away from you, if you cannot prove that you are based in the US.
     
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    vulzala Junior Member

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    .es - Spain. Since 2005 it allows worldwode registration BUT Private registration not allowed. Also they don't have the typical WHOIS, but a Spanish version.
     
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    yasashi061 Newbie

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    I've found the answer myself on the net...
     
  7. bradsteves

    bradsteves Registered Member

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    As you've seen from the various answers, the rules differ by extension.