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Rights and Responsibilities of .VN Registrars

On 15th July 2013, The Prime Minister promulgated the Decree 72/2013/NĐ-CP providing the guidance on the management, provision and use of Internet services and online information:

Article 14. Domain name “.vn” resgistrars

1. “.vn” domain registrars are enterprises that provide “.vn” domain name registration and maintenance services.

2. A “.vn” domain registrar may provide services when fully meeting the following conditions:

a/ Being an enterprise established in accordance with Vietnamese law, or an overseas organization signing a contract with an accredited registrar of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN);

b/ Having registered the business of providing domain name registration services;

c/ Having sufficient personnel and technical capacity for providing domain name registration and maintenance services;

d/ Having signed a contract with Vietnam Internet Network Information Center to become a “.vn” domain registrar.

3. A “.vn” domain registrar has the following rights and obligations:

a/ To organize the registration and maintenance of domain names in accordance with law;

b/ To sufficiently and accurately store information about the organizations and individuals that have registered domain names according to regulations of the Ministry of Information and Communications;

c/ To establish a system of DNS servers and a technical system for service provision and take measures for ensuring safety for domain names and domain name data of organizations and individuals;

d/ To be provided with guidance and information on domain name registration; to be subject to the supervision and inspection by the Ministry of Information and Communications;

dd/ To refuse to provide services to organizations and individuals that fail to comply with the regulations on domain name registration;

e/ To suspend operation and revoke domain names at the request of competent state management agencies;

g/ To use primary DNS servers that use “.vn” domain names when providing services, for domestic “.vn” domain registrars;

h/ To formulate and publicize application forms, process and procedures for domain name registration according to regulations of the Ministry of Information and Communications;

i/ To report to, provide information and cooperate with competent state management agencies according to regulations.