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While the Coalition government may oppose Scottish independence, it has nevertheless given the go-ahead to a Scottish move for independence on the internet. The UK government has reportedly granted Dot Scot Registry, a not-for-profit company, with approval to apply for .scot, a new internet top-level domain. The wannabe …

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Re: Who has the authority?

Same thing that normally happens.

The politicians make a lot of noise and get on telly.

The lawyers make a lot of money arguing the point

Nobody else gives a flying *************

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As others have said .scot isn't a proper country TLD,

.ab (for Alba) is available.

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That's OK, Scotland isn't a proper country.

Yet.

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Actually Tom, under the Articles of the union.. yes it IS.

Hence is distinct and separate legal system amongst other things.

however it will regain it's sovereign status post independence

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Don't forget

ma.scot

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Whatever next?

great.scot?

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.joke

Nothing like a waste of money for a pointless vanity exercise

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Just to really wind them up

Uk.gov should have approved .scotch

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.scot domain is naff and crude

they need to apply for a proper ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 2-letter country code.

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Re: .scot domain is naff and crude

.gb ?

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Re: .scot domain is naff and crude

We can't really talk. The UK doesn't use it's official domain of .gb and because we have .uk that screws the Ukraine also.

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Same old spin from the Master of Marketing

.scot sounds great on paper, but in reality, despite the protestations of Scotnom Ltd, it is being exploited by Alex Salmond in his pitch for glory. Meanwhile we will have to stump up extra registrar fees to keep our trademarks safe.....again.

Sad that so many will be taken in by more toxic marketing: next we will hear that we are somehow less Scottish if we do not operate under the .scot gTLD.

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Joke

New porn domain?

For posting revealing pictures of men in kilts? up.scot

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argh!

Brainbleach please.

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.England

I for one would like to see a .England domain as a proud Englishman.

St George's Cross flag icon please along with flags for a Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

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pctechxp well said sir!

i am often bemused at English people rallying behind the union flag instead of the St Georges cross!

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Time to start registering

How long before new domains start appearing? drunken.scot, tight.scot glasgowsmile.scot maybe ?

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