walkman - 2:21 pm on Jun 27, 2010 (gmt 0)
.com is the defacto .us so no surprises there 'Weeks.' Big companies have and promote their .com URLs.
We just need Goog to let us target cctlds to US via web console for a very good reason: I own quite a few of them :)
As for type-ins, you need to register them in the local language not insurance.cctld in a country that speak Arabic. But of course no country has the duo of US gdp and internet usage
Having a parliament, a flag and laws that have more authority than those of its constituent parts should qualify it, and ICANN lists it on a page of ccTLDs
Do the British, the Germans and the Greeks feel "European" first or .... There is your answer.