Acceptable Use and Anti-Abuse Policy
This policy sets forth activities that the Registry Operator considers abusive use of domain names, and actions we may take in response.
The Registry Operator 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 to:
GMO Registry Abuse Officer*
- GMO Registry is the backend technical provider for .hitachi.
Use of TLDs in connection with illegal, fraudulent or malicious activities is prohibited, including, without limitation:
- Spam: sending of unsolicited bulk messages whether by email, instant messenger services, mobile text messaging, or to web sites or Internet forums;
- Pharming, DNS hacking or any other interference with DNS resolution;
- Phishing or any other attempt to fraudulently acquire sensitive information including but not limited to credit card details or login passwords;
- Willful distribution of malware including but not limited to viruses and Trojan horses;
- botnets including fast-flux techniques and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks;
- Distribution of content prohibited under any applicable Laws or regulations;
- Distribution of child pornography or child abuse images; and
- Hacking or illegally accessing computers or networks.
Reservation of Rights
The Registry Operator 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;
- to protect the integrity and stability of the registry;
- to comply with any applicable laws, government rules or requirements, requests of law enforcement, or any dispute resolution process;
- to avoid any liability, civil or criminal, on the part of Registry, as well as its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, and employees;
- per the terms of any applicable registration agreement;
- in the event of an occurrence of one of the prohibited activities listed above; or
- to correct mistakes made by Registry or any Registrar in connection with a domain name registration.