I like to setup a website for a software to share it or sell it, the domain with .com already has been registered but .net and .org are available,

I have seen some products in .org, should I use this affix for my website? Are there any advantage or disadvantage to use it over a .com website?

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.org is for non commercial organization, not a product. For a product, you should choose another TLD like a .com for example.

For SEO, there is no advantage to use a .org instead of a .com.

However, to protect your product, you should buy the .net and the .org TLDs and 301 redirect them to the .com.

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  • To protect you mean for abusing of the domain and confusion of customers? – Ahmad Oct 31 '14 at 19:53
  • By protecting, I mean to avoid that a competitor buy it to steal your business. – Zistoloen Oct 31 '14 at 20:24

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