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Is it legal to register .de domain names in America?

Labeled as question in Legal Discussion, started by DomainBeam, Mar 20, 2019

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  1. DomainBeam

    DomainBeam Upgraded Member Gold Account

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    I'd like to register a .de domain through hexonet - wondering if this will cause any legal troubles...thank you!
     
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    lock DomainUsed.com VIP

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    No you need to be a resident with a business in order to have one I once partnered with someone to buy one however ended up losing it.
     
  3. Corey

    Corey GDBR. com VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    About .de Domains

    Registration requirements The administrative contact for the domain name must have an address in Germany and, if not, Godaddy provide a proxy service.

    Cheers
    Corey
     
  4. cipcip

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    I will try my luck with one, I have an EU address, in the worst case scenario, I will lose $8
    I always wanted to buy one but did not research, I think I have found what I need now :)
     
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  7. DomainBlade

    DomainBlade Purchase your perfect domain at DomainBlade.com

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    I owned the same .de domain for 3 years, and it was active on a large website. I changed my address to a random German one that didn’t exist, and wasn’t checked on at all. Yes, you could risk losing $8, but if you do need a .de domain, it’s worth the risk.
     
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  9. WhoaDomain.com

    WhoaDomain.com WhoaDomain.com Gold Account

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    I registered a few .de in the past. realized only single word .de preferably german language words are valuable and "easier" to sell.

    two word combos? less valuable. I think? unless someone tells me otherwise.

    anyone? and I am in the USA in case you are wondering.
     

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