The top -level domain is one of the so-called restricted TLDs: individuals and businesses must have a residence respectively a subsidiary in Brazil to register a br domain.. By August 2008, the ending was even exclusively reserved for companies. If the requirement is not met at a local presence, only the Dodge offers to a trustee, which is tolerated by the contracting authority. In addition to alphanumeric characters since 2005, there is already the possibility to register internationalized domain names with characters of the Portuguese language. At that time, about 750,000. Br domains available.
Heard since 2005. Br after. Ar Argentina among the ten most popular country-code top - level domains. This status continued even in the later years, even in 2009 during a general slump in the domain numbers.