After Wales, Scotland considers registering localized gTLD

Scotland wants to secure .Scot as its own regional TLD.

A few days ago we wrote how Nominet, the .uk registry is polling the interest of the Welsh government in the UK.

The idea is to create a Welsh TLD – or .Cymru in the Welsh language.

It seems now that Scotland is considering showing its regional pride by requesting .Scot as a TLD.

The initiative is brought forth by Scottish MP Angus Robertson, according to

This clearly shows that the dot .uk namespace is about to be split, as we speculated.

Good thing they didn’t ask for .Haggis or .Kilt instead 😀


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2 Responses to “After Wales, Scotland considers registering localized gTLD”
  1. Bob says:

    A not-for-profit DotScot has been proposed since 2005. Already has Holyrood support. They’ve just been waiting on the process, which has taken ages. Site address is

  2. GypsumFantastic says:

    What about .alcohol for Scotland? That would be the most appropriate.

    (I’m Scottish myself so I should know)

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