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Introduced 1995
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Oyster Internet Services
Sponsoring organization Telecom Cook Islands
Intended use Entities connected with the Cook Islands
Actual use Gets some use on Cook Islands
Registration restrictions Companies must use name based on their legal name
Structure Registrations are made at the third level beneath second-level categories
Dispute policies UDRP
Web site .ck domain registration

.ck is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Cook Islands. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is a top-level domain used and reserved for a country or a dependent territory. ... UDRP - Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy A document used by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the purpose of creating guidelines for use when disputes arise regarding the registration of internet names (domain names). ... A top-level domain (TLD) is the last part of an Internet domain name; that is, the letters which follow the final dot of any domain name. ... A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is a top-level domain used and reserved for a country or a dependent territory. ...

Registrations are within these second-level categories:

  • .co.ck: business organisations
  • .org.ck: not-for-profit organisations
  • .edu.ck: educational institutions
  • .gov.ck: government agencies
  • .net.ck: Internet Service Providers
  • .gen.ck:
  • .biz.ck: Business related pages for the Cook Islands
  • .info.ck: Information pages relating to the Cook Islands


  • In the UK sitcom Nathan Barley, Barley registers his website 'trashbat' in the Cook Islands simply so that it has what he considers to be the amusing '.co.ck' suffix.

A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom about a fictional twentysomething loathsome London media type, written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
CK FAQs (1026 words)
CK is for the temporary reduction of farsightedness.
CK is not designed to flatten the cornea, the effect required for the correction of myopia.
CK is intended for the temporary reduction of farsightedness (hyperopia) (+0.75 to +3.00 diopters) in people over the age of 40.
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