General .US Policies
Privacy And Transfer Policies
.US Anti-Abuse and Whois Policies
- usTLD Registry Operator Code of Conduct
- usTLD Specification on Registrant’s Rights and Responsibilities
- AGP (Add Grace Period) Limits Policy 1-25-2012
- Whois Data Reminder Policy (Effective Date July 1, 2014)
- Whois Data Reminder Policy (Effective January 2012 through June 30, 2014)
- Whois Accuracy Report
- usTLD Administrator Reservation of Rights
- Administrative Policy Statement
- Acceptable Use Policy (Effective May 01, 2014)
- In the event that Neustar elects to launch a second or third-level expanded space in the usTLD, it will be important to protect U.S. Patent and Trademark holders. Should the Department of Commerce believe that a Sunrise Period is warranted, Neustar will utilize the following Sunrise Policy.
usTLD Sunrise Policy
usTLD Stakeholder Council
Dispute Resolution Policies
Policies & Rules
- usTLD Dispute Resolution Policy and Rules (usDRP) (Effective June 1, 2014)
- usTLD Dispute Resolution Policy and Rules (Effective February 2002 through May 31, 2014)
- usTLD Rapid Suspension Dispute Policy (usRS) (Effective July 1, 2014)
- Nexus Dispute Policy and Rules (Effective June 1, 2014)
- Nexus Dispute Policy and Ruless (Effective February 2002 through May 31, 2014)
- Approval Process for .US Dispute Resolution Service Providers
- usDRP Dispute Provider Agreement
- usDRP Provider Agreement Amendment One (Nexus Provider Amendment)
- List of Approved usTLD Dispute Resolution Service Providers
Other Documentation for the Locality Delegated Managers
- Delegated Manager Agreement sets forth the relative rights and responsibilities of Neustar and the .us Delegated Managers.
- .US Locality Domain Name Registration Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions governing the Registrant’s use of registered .us locality domain name(s).
- Internet Engineering Task Force RFC 1480 describes the current operation of the .US Locality space.
Kids.US Policy Archive
On December 4, 2002, President George W. Bush signed into law the Dot Kids Implementation and Efficiency Act of 2002. This Act requires that Neustar, as the administrator of the .US country code top-level domain(ccTLD), establish a kids.us domain to serve as a haven for material that promotes positive experiences for children and families using the Internet, provides a safe online environment for children, and helps to prevent children from being exposed to harmful material on the Internet. This legislation was the culmination of years of effort by several members of the United States Congress. In anticipation of this legislation, Neustar began a public outreach campaign to seek input and advice from members of the children’s content community, child advocacy groups, parents, educators, law enforcement organizations,and other interested individuals to create an initial draft of Guidelines and Requirements, which were published on the Internet in August 2002. The comments we received were instrumental in finalizing this document.
This space was suspended as of July 27, 2012. Additional information about the suspension can be found here: Kids.US Amendment