Report Abuse

This policy sets forth activities that GMO Registry and affilliated registry operators consider abusive use of domain names, and actions we may take in response.

GMO Registry periodically conducts technical analysis to assess whether domains in the TLD are being used to perpetrate security threats such as pharming, phishing, malware, and botnets. In addition, abusive use may be reported or to:

GMO Registry Abuse Officer
Cerulean Tower
26-1 Sakuragaokacho,
Tokyo 150-8512
Email: abuse(at)

Abusive Use

Use of TLDs in connection with illegal, fraudulent or malicious activities is prohibited, including, without limitation:

Malicious Use of Orphan Glue Records

GMO Registry will take action to remove orphan glue records (as defined at when written evidence is obtained that such records are present in connection with malicious conduct.

Reservation of Rights

GMO Registry 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 Registry, as well as its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, and employees;
  4. per the terms of any applicable registration agreement;
  5. in the event of an occurrence of one of the prohibited activities listed above; or
  6. to correct mistakes made by Registry or any Registrar in connection with a domain name registration.