The domain. EU refers to the EU. In 2000 at the Lisbon summit approved the creation of this domain extension to provide citizens and businesses of the Union of the possibility of expanding the Internet with a common identity under the protection of European law. But it was not until 2006 that really started the process, because in April of that year opened the free domain registration. EU.La extension is managed by EURid, a consortium created by the official records Belgian, Swedish, Italian and Czech . From April 7, 2011 can register and renew domains. U.S. for more than 10 years. Strengthening the European entity, improving internal trade and defense companies and European citizens for the rest of the world were the main reasons that led to the European Union to acquire a domain owned. A major motivation for having hosted the website of your company under a domain. EU is the possibility of opening up the European market, so take the picture with the European Union in the world.