Policies

Anti-abuse Policy

The following policy (“Dot-Irish LLC Domain Anti-Abuse Policy”) is announced pursuant to section 3.5.2 of the Registry-Registrar Agreement (“RRA”) in effect between Dot-Irish LLC and each of its Registrars, and is effective upon thirty days’ notice by Dot-Irish LLC to Registrars. Abusive use(s) of domain names within .IRISH Top Level Domain (TLD) should not be tolerated.

The nature of such abuses creates security and stability issues for the registry, registrars and registrants, as well as for users of the Internet in general. Dot-Irish LLC defines abusive use as the wrong or excessive use of power, position or ability, and includes, without limitation, the following:

Examples include, without limitation, computer viruses, worms, keyloggers, and trojan horses;

Pursuant to Section 3.6.5 of the RRA, Dot-Irish LLC reserves the right to deny, cancel or transfer any registration or transaction, or place any domain name(s) on registry lock, hold or similar status, that it deems necessary, in its discretion; (1) to protect the integrity and stability of the registry; (2) to comply with any applicable laws, government rules or requirements, requests of law enforcement, or any dispute resolution process; (3) to avoid any liability, civil or criminal, on the part of Dot-Irish LLC , as well as its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, and employees; (4) per the terms of the registration agreement or (5) to correct mistakes made by Dot-Irish LLC  or any Registrar in connection with a domain name registration. Dot-Irish LLC also reserves the right to place upon registry lock, hold or similar status a domain name during resolution of a dispute. Abusive uses, as defined above, undertaken with respect to domain names within the TLD shall give rise to the right of Dot-Irish LLC to take such actions under Section 3.6.5 of the RRA in its sole discretion.

To report potential abuse, please email abuse@afilias.info