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Is it legal to own a .it domain outside of Europe?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by _zeroone, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. _zeroone

    _zeroone Newbie

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    I want to register an ".IT" domain, but I live in the United States.

    I've googled around, and I see where it looks like Italy doesn't want anyone outside of the EU to register an Italian ".it" domain, but I see where godaddy and others will do it for you(submit the paperwork and make it happen).

    Anyone know what's the worst that can happen?
    Can the domain ever be stripped from me if I don't live in Italy?


    Thanks,
    Jon
     
  2. ub3rst4r

    ub3rst4r Junior Member

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    Yes, they can. The worst (that probably will happen) is you lose your domain name and you don't get any refunds. Not sure the reason behind why you want .IT domain name but the one thats better is the .EU domain name.
     
  3. GiorgioB

    GiorgioB Supreme Member

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    yes ofc its fine, they try and make it seem difficult but I think only the german .de is a bit of a pain in the ass getting, but of course its all legal.
     
  4. _zeroone

    _zeroone Newbie

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    ^^^ Thanks. Anyone else know for sure about domain seizure?