Policy for .com.hk domain name registration
With effective from 1 June 2001, HKDNR will replace JUCC to administer Hong Kong Network Information Centre ("HKNIC"). It will assume the responsibility of registration and assignment of Internet domain names ending with com.hk, org.hk, gov.hk, edu.hk and net.hk
HKDNR launch new .hk policies on 1 June, 2001
1. All registrants who registered a .com.hk/.org.hk/.net.hk domain name(s), need to re-register the domain name again. The purpose of re-registration is to verify/update the existing registration information, obtain additional information required for the new registration system, to clear up non-active domain names and to get the consent of the registrants to enter into the new contract. Registrants who initially registered before February 19, 2001 have right to keep the old contract, or accept the new contract during re-registration.
2. All current .hk domain name holders registered before June 1, 2001 under the condition at point 1. need to re-register on or before 31st October, 2001.
3. Different between past contract and new contract:
a. one organization can register only one .hk domain name.
b. domain name is not transferable
c. no annual renewal fee
d. the update of name servers information is not free
e. application or modification is via email method
a. domain name holders can apply for multiple domain names; no upper limit
b. domain names are transferable if two parties mutually consent
c. annual renewal fee is charged and new charging scheme
d. the update of partial information is free
e. application or modification is more convenient
f. Free Web-based Information Modification: You can change the Administrative Contact, Technical Contact or Billing Contact Information online.
g. Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy
4. Re-registration Procedure:
a. The re-registration will start on May 14, 2001. Domain owner will receive a email notification for re-registration.
b. You have to prove your company's identity by submitting the Updated Certificate of Business Registration during re-registration.
c. You need a password to process re-registration. The password is obtained from HKDNR. (The password for your existing domain name was emailed to your Administrative Contact in mid-May, 2001. If you have not received the said password, please contact our support team)
d. For every re-registration, an email will be sent to the Administrative Contact person after approval within 7 working days.
5. If registrants do not re-register on or before 31st October, 2001, their existing domain names will be terminated after certain notification period.
6. Registration must be renewed annually and the registrant has the responsibility to keep supplied information (e.g. contact addresses) up to date.
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