'Seven Dirty Words' Restriction Policy Lifted from .US Domain Name Registrations

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An anonymous reader shares a report: Neustar, the registry operator of the .US domain and NTIA have reversed course, allowing the inclusion of previously restricted “seven dirty words” from future .US domain name registrations. The decision came after EFF and the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School intervened in the cancelation of a domain name containing a restricted word. The domain name — fucknazis.us — registered by Mr. Rubin was suspended by Neustar calling it a violation of an NTIA “seven dirty words” policy — “a phrase with particular First Amendment significance,” said EFF. Further reading: EFF: Yes, You Can Name A Website “Fucknazis.us”.

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