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The registry reserves the right, at its sole discretion and at any time and without limitation,
to deny, suspend, cancel, redirect, or transfer any registration or transaction, or place any
domain name(s) on registry lock, hold, or similar status as it determines necessary for any
of the following reasons:
- 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 the registry operator, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, or employees;
- to comply with the terms of the registration agreement and the registry's Anti-Abuse Policy;
- registrant fails to keep Whois information accurate and up-to-date;
- domain name use violates the registry's acceptable use policies, or a third party's rights or acceptable use policies, including but not limited to the infringement of any copyright or trademark;
- to correct mistakes made by the registry operator or any registrar in connection with a domain name registration; or
- as needed during resolution of a dispute.
Abusive use of a domain is described as an illegal, malicious, or fraudulent action and includes, without limitation, the following:
- distribution of malware: The dissemination of software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer cpr144449003101 system without the owner's informed consent. Examples include computer viruses, worms, keyloggers, trojans, and fake antivirus products;
- phishing: attempts to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication;
- DNS hijacking or poisoning;
- spam: using electronic messaging systems to send unsolicited bulk messages. This includes but is not limited to e-mail spam, instant messaging spam, mobile messaging spam, and the spamming of Internet forums;
- use of botnets, including malicious fast-flux hosting;
- denial-of-service attacks;
- child pornography⁄child sexual abuse images
- the promotion, encouragement, sale, or distribution of prescription medication without a valid prescription in violation of applicable law; and
- illegal access of computers or networks.
Donuts also reserves the right to place upon registry lock, hold, or similar status, a domain name during resolution of a dispute. Abusive uses, as defined above, undertaken with respect to domain names will give rise to the right of Donuts to take such action in its sole discretion.