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    Further about GNR newly registerable .NAMEs
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Friday May 31 2002, @02:32AM (#6589)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
    From GNR's own site, quoted word-for-word as published from the Launch to date...

    * Please Note: "The following domains are reserved" section on behalf of ICANN themslves clearly implies that names and words OTHER THAN THESE are ACCEPTBALE to be registered and therefore many thousands have, including a hundred or so of my own. EVEN THOUGH .NAME is primarily intended for personal names, it is also available for trademarks, fictional character, pseudonyms and aliases, as well as general food or clothes items, etc....


    All second-level domain names (eg. johndoe.name, janedoe.name) are reserved.


    The following strings have been reserved by ICANN and cannot be used as either the second-level or the third-level component of a .NAME domain name or .NAME email address:

    aso
    dnso
    icann
    internic
    pso
    afrinic
    apnic
    arin
    example
    gtld-servers
    iad
    iana
    iana-servers
    iesg
    ietf
    irtf
    istf
    lacnic
    latnic
    rfc-editor
    ripe
    root-servers


    The following strings have been reserved by the Registry and cannot be used as the second-level component of a .NAME domain name or .NAME email address:
    celebrity
    cert
    certificate
    directory
    dns
    dotname
    famous
    findyour
    findyourfamily
    findyourname
    finger
    ftp
    getyour
    getyourname
    gopher
    hostmaster
    imap
    ldap
    login
    myname
    namedomain
    nameregistry
    nntp
    no1
    ntp
    pop
    pop3
    registeryour
    registeryourname
    registry
    scp
    security
    smtp
    snmp
    telnet
    thefamous
    thenamedomain
    thenameregistry
    yourname
    zone
    global
    globalregistry
    gnr
    theglobal
    theglobalname
    theglobalnameregistry
    theglobalregistry


    The following strings have been reserved by the Registry and cannot be used as the third-level component of a .NAME domain name or .NAME email address:
    dir
    directory
    email
    genealogy
    http
    mail
    mx
    mx[followed by a number from 0 to 100] ([0-10] and [11-100])
    ns
    ns[followed by a number from 0 to 100] ([0-10] and [11-100])
    wap
    www
    www[followed by a number from 0 to 100] ([0-10] and [11-100])
    administrator
    hostmaster
    postmaster
    complaints
    mailer-daemon
    abuse
    root
    webmaster
    infomaster


    All single character second-level domains (eg. jane.z.name) are reserved.


    All two character second-level domains (eg. joe.mr.name) are reserved.


    All second-level domains comprised of just numbers and hyphens (eg. joe.123.name, john.9-1-1.name) are reserved.


    All second-level or third-level domains with hyphens in the 3rd and 4th positions (eg. jane-john.doe.name) are reserved.


    The following absolute domain names are not available for registration

    Jesus.Christ.name
    Santa.Claus.name
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