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Third-Level Domain Names

CDRP
.co.com Registry
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Typically, domain name dispute resolution policies do not apply to third-level domain names. However, .co.com is offering third-level dispute resolution options, as is CentralNic.
Other ccTLDs and gTLDs do sell third-level domains in specifically delegated second-level domains (like .gov.TLD, .edu.TLD, or .co.TLD) to end users subject to the same terms as their second-level registrations. For these, the same Policy that applies to traditional second-level registrations would apply to these special third-level registrations. If there is uncertainty as to whether a Complaint may be filed against a third-level domain name, please consult the Registration Agreement of the TLD in question.

CentralNic Dispute Resolution Policy

CentralNic is a second-level domain (SLD) registrant that sells third-level domains to users. Registration of a third-level domain name in one of CentralNic’s second-level domains requires agreement to CentralNic’s Dispute Resolution Policy. Prior to filing a CDRP, the Complainant is required to attempt mediation by contacting CentralNic. The CDRP process is almost identical to the UDRP. Please visit CentralNic’s website for an up-to-date list of applicable SLDs here.

.co.com Registry

The .co.com registry has adopted the UDRP for use with third-level domains registered in .co.com. The .co.com Registry has also adopted the URS.

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