[unisog] Problems with EDU.COM domain

Bob Johnson bob89 at eng.ufl.edu
Mon Mar 27 15:53:04 GMT 2006


On Monday 27 March 2006 09:40 am, PaulFM wrote:
> According to that page - edu is already reserved at the second level.
>
> And so are mil, com, gov, and many others.
>
> The page is copyright 2001, but the domains we are talking about have
> been registered since before then.  So you need to find a copy of the
> authorization from ICANN that allows the edu name to be used (see the top
> of the page) as they may have restrictions on how it can be used.
>

The agreement says that those second level names are to be protected from 
"other than renewal" registration.  The edu.com domain was issued in 1998, 
so it would be a renewal and Verisign doesn't seem to have a contractual 
obligation to protect the domain name.

- Bob





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