.net is for "Network" which is a Generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) - Not associated with a country.
Registration web site:
Whois web interface:
Second Level Domains Registered
Notes: Domains registered by many competing registrars. Prices vary. Whois is a 2-step process. the registry is first checked to see which registrar controls the domain and that specific registrar's whois database is queried to see ownership information.
Domain Registration Rules: