Knowledge Base: Domain Names
What's the difference between a ccTLD and a gTLD?
Posted by Mike Kohli on 24 February 2013 05:31 PM
A gTLD is a generic Top Level Domain. These are top level domains that are NOT affiliated with any country and can be registered by anyone for a fee. Currently, these are .com, .net, and .org. ccTLDs are Country Code Top Level Domains i.e .In, are the two character top level domain names affiliated with various countries around the world. Many ccTLDs are closed or restricted, requiring proof of residency in the country in question. Others are not restricted, and can be purchased much like gTLDs.

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