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Euro bureaucrats tie up .eu in red tape to stop Brexit Brits snatching back their web domains

eldakka Silver badge

That would be because .com is international. Americans have access to .us domains though, here's the 123-reg FAQ on who can register .us domains. Note how you must be a citizen of the US or have a business presence in the US.

And similar for .au domains:

https://www.domainregistration.com.au/infocentre/info-center-qd3.php

This decision over .eu doesn't seem to be particularly unique.

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