I am planning to offer a web service based on a .pro top level domain. The reason why I want to use this domain is because putting together my own domain with .pro makes a very good name. However, I have seen that the .pro domain is destined for certificated professionals. My website has totally a different purpose of course.

My question is about if it is adequate to use .pro domain for a different purpose than its original. Could I be penalised on search results or even have legal problems?

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.pro's eligibility criteria was removed, so anyone can register for a .pro.


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