|Intended use||Entities connected with |
|Actual use||Very popular in Brazil (Largest |
|Registered domains||3,993,426 (October 28, 2017)|
|Registration restrictions||Varying restrictions based on which second-level name registration is within. In all cases the registrant must have either a CPF or CNPJ, documents usually granted only to Brazilian residents or recognized companies|
|Structure||Registrations are at third level beneath various categories and they were allowed at the second level for institutions of third level education until 2000; a wide variety of second-level categories exist, but .com.br is still much more popular than others|
.br is the
With the exception of universities, the
Created and delegated to Brazil in 1989 by
At the time, networks prevalent in the Brazilian academic setting were the
In 1995 the
In 2005, CGI.br created his own executive arm, the Núcleo de Informação e Coordenação do Ponto BR' "The Center for Information and Coordination of Dot BR" (NIC.br), which currently serves in both administrative and operational capacity for the registry.
In 2017, accounts associated with DNS records of Brazilian banks were hacked.