Reserved Name Policy

.IN.NET shall reserve and/or restrict certain domain names. This Reserved list of domain names shall generally consists of:

  • ICANN and IANA related names
  • List of existing TLDs (gTLDs and ccTLDs alike)
  • One and two character Domain Names, including all combinations of letters and digits
  • All labels with hyphens in the third and fourth character positions (e.g., “fz–1k5n4h4b” or “lm–kapr62n”), except for IDNs
  • The short form (in English) of all country and territory names contained on the ISO 3166-1 list, as updated from time to time, including the European Union, which is exceptionally reserved on the ISO 3166-1 list
  • The label “EXAMPLE” shall be reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which Registry Operator makes registrations
  • Domain Names used by us for the day-to-day operations, or for other business or strategic purposes
  • Premium Domains which includes a set of names reserved by the Registry for allocation through means other than the first-come, first-served registrations