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DNS Abuse

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Public Interest Registry DNS Abuse Appeals

Public Interest Registry (PIR) has developed an Appeals Process for suspensions under its Anti-Abuse Policy. While impacted registrants currently have the right to appeal a decision to PIR’s management, this process creates a right for registrants to have a suspension reviewed by a neutral third party. Documents can be submitted by emailing


NameBlock’s data-driven AbuseShield & BrandLock services enable Registrants to prevent DNS Abuse and safeguard their brands or ideas with simple, effective blocking products, making the internet safer for everyone. However, disputes may occur. For those rare instances, FORUM provides dispute resolution services to make the resolution of those disputes efficient and cost-effective.


The Brand Safety Alliance is focused on innovation and helping global domain name registries to develop products and services that allow brand owners to protect their online identity through GlobalBlock.
The Brand Safety Alliance and FORUM developed a fair, transparent, efficient, and cost-effective system for the resolution of disputes that may arise between GlobalBlock users and potential registrants of domain names blocked per GlobalBlock’s services including GlobalBlock Standard and GlobalBlock+, GlobalBlock Standard (DPML Upgrade), GlobalBlock+ (DPML Upgrade) GlobalBlock Standard (AdultBlock Promotion), GlobalBlock+ (AdultBlock Promotion).

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