American Domains: South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (.gs)
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BackgroundThe ccTLD ".gs" has been assigned to South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Registrations are possible directly under .gs, at the second level and there are no requirements for a local presence. Registrations are open to anyone on a first-come first-served basis.
The .gs domain is managed by "Atlantis North Ltd.", a member of "CoCCA" ("Council of Country Code Administrators").
.gs domains can be applied for by individuals or companies/organisations. If an individual is applying for a domain name, they must be at least 18 years old.
The registry state that they must be informed immediately if any legal action is either threatened or is instigated in relation to the use of a .gs domain name.
In registering a domain name under .gs, the registrant agrees to use the .gs Domain name in good faith, and in accordance with the laws of applicable United Kingdom legislation or LTD policy, international law, and applicable state laws and regulations, and will not use the .gs Domain name in any way which may violate a subsisting right of "Atlantis North Ltd." (the .gs registry) or any third party.
Registering mis-spellings of well known trademarks, brand names or company names with a view to gaining traffic from visitors to the correctly spelt names is strictly forbidden by the registy. For example, you can not register "milennium-motorvehicles.gs" in order to gain traffic from people visiting the correctly spelt "millennium-motorvehicles.gs".
Registering .gs domain names in order to sell them to owners of intellectual property is also forbidden, such as registering a domain name which matches a well known trademark or company/trading name.
You can not feature, or link to, any indecent, obscene, or pornographic material at/from a .gs domain name, nor link to or feature information on how to prepare and/or use illegal drugs, commit crime or acts of violence.
If a .gs domain name is used for "cracking " or "hacking ", or any related activities such as (but not limited to):
- port scans
- ping floods
- packet spoofing
- forged routing information
- deliberate attempts to overload a service, and attempts to "crash" host
If a .gs domain name is used to sell goods or services, the registry state:
The registry also forbid users of a .gs domain name from sending spam, phishing emails or any fraudulent "Make Money Fast" or "Pyramid Selling" schemes.
.gs is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
.gs is a member of CoCCA, a group of country-code domains making use of common registry and dispute resolution services, along with .af, .cx, .nf, .ki, .tl, .mn, .dm, and .mu.
- Population is estimated to be approx 20 people (mainly scientific support staff)
- Gross Domestic Product is not applicable
- Languages recognised in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are English
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