What can I do in case of fraudulent use of my domain?

If you believe that your password has been compromised and you have noticed some unexpected modification to your domain or handle, please contact us as soon as possible.

What is an UDRP (Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy)?

For .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, and .name domain names. Policy and Rules

To lodge a complaint, you need to follow the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), and the Procedures outlined within this policy.

For more information, please visit the ICANN website about the UDRP and Approved Providers.

Which are the criteria for decision?

Usually the panel decides the case on the base of these criteria and their supporting evidence:

  • The domain name is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark or service mark in which the complainant has rights,
  • The respondent has no rights or legitimate interests in the domain name (for example, the legitimate offering of goods and services under the same name),
  • The domain name was registered and is being used in bad faith.

How to resolve a dispute for a .EU domain names (ADR process)?

A dispute resolution policy has been implemeted by EURid: the ADR

This pertains to:

  • Resolving speculative and abusive registrations,
  • Or contesting a EURid (via PwC) decision pertaining to a sunrise-period application, in the event that EURid did not adhere to EC Regulations.
Last modified: 12/07/2017 at 10:35 by Ryan A. (Gandi)