Nominet rules

Discussion in 'Nominet General Information' started by cav, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. cav United Kingdom

    cav Active Member

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    Is there anything within Nominet's rules and regs that forbids/discourages you to sell a domain name for a profit? (Whether it be a co.uk, .uk. org.uk or .me.uk)
     
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  3. Murray

    Murray Well-Known Member

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    If you look at decisions in the DRS where the registrant defends successfully, they always quote the part of their rules where selling domains is allowed

    I would look it up for you but a bit busy atm
     
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    Systreg Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    I kept this on notepad for reference, not sure if it's still in the same section of the DRS policy or not, but here's what it said previously, and as pointed out by @Murray before, it has been used in DRS defences. There was at least one DRS published where the Expert said something along the lines of, the buying and selling of domains is an accepted practice:

     
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    Systreg Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    More here:

    https://www.acorndomains.co.uk/threads/nominet-quoting-selling-uks-are-legal.137204

    Another bit I found on my notepad, not sure where I copied it from:

     
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    Edwin Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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  7. cav United Kingdom

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    Thanks for the advice guys;
     
  8. cav United Kingdom

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    4d now appears to be 8.4:

    8.4 Trading in domain names for profit, and holding a large portfolio of domain names, are of themselves lawful activities. The Expert will review each case on its merits.