– Some regulations on the organization and management of country code top-level domain names do exist, issued by Nic-Colombia. The Colombian government took over the regulation of “.co”, issuing Resolution 001652 of July 30, 2008, from the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies.
– By Resolution 284 of February 21, 2008, the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies adopted the outsourcing model for the administration of “.co”.
– Resolution 1250 of June 16, 2008 created the Advisory Committee to provide assistance and advice to the ccTLD.co.
Country code top-level domain name: .co
Sub-domains: .mil.co; .nom.co; .com.co; .edu.co; .gov.co; .org.co; .net.co
Applicant: legal entities, but nom.co and nom.com.co can be registered by individuals.
Restriction as to nationality: none.
Local presence: not required.
Domestic trademark right: not required for obtaining domain name registration.
Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.
Duration: depending on registration request, one to five years.
Renewal/maintenance: one to five years, renewable.
Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court.
Uniform dispute resolution procedure: available (ICANN UDRP model) before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.
Authority name: .CO Internet S.A.S.
Internet address: www.cointernet.com.co