[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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