Restored Names Accuracy Policy

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Restored Names Accuracy Policy addresses how registrars handle domain registrations that have been deleted due to inaccurate Whois information.[1] According to this ICANN policy, if a deleted name is restored, it "must be placed on Registrar Hold status until the registrant has provided updated and accurate Whois information."[1] This policy is meant to ensure the validity of Whois information.

Whois Consensus Policies

This is one of four GNSO consensus policies passed relating to the Whois database.[2] The some of the other policies include the Whois Data Reminder Policy and Whois Marketing Restriction Policy. [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)