Free pre-registration of sg-domains at Second Level
Cologne,13 August 2004. ICANN accredited registrar Secura announces today, that company is accepting free pre-registration of sg-domains at second level. (https://www.domainregistry.de/sg-domain.html)
Singapure is financial centre of Far East. The registry has decided to introduce sg-domains at second level since 15 September 2004.
Part of rule that gives priority to register 2nd level names of “.sg” is ownership of an existing 3rd level name (.com.sg / net.sg / org.sg / edu.sg / per.sg). The cut off date for 3rd level name to be entitled to priority to register 2nd level names is 6 September 2004 before 5 pm. Therefore all 3rd level name had to be registered before this period to enjoy priority in this category.You can influence chance to get a second level sg-domain by registering now a third level domain. (Please note that there are other priority before this category which will be explained in details under item 3.3)
3. SUNRISE PERIOD
3.1 During Sunrise Period all individuals and entities are eligible to apply for any second-level domain name. Applicants will be required to submit a declaration form (form to be published soon) together with supporting documents, if any, indicating their status (i.e. trademark holders, Unregistered well-known trademark Holder, government bodies, existing registrants or new applicants). This form has to be submitted to +49 221 2571213 via fax.
The sunrise period is 1 ½ months for application of second-level domain names under top level domain of .sg. Applications for second-level domain names during Sunrise Period will not be processed on a first-come-firstserved basis but will be processed subject to requirements and procedures set out in following guidelines. 3.2 Where there are two or more applicants for same second-level domain name priority for allocation will be determined at end of Sunrise Period in following order:
(a) Holders of registered trademarks.Holders of word marks which are registered with Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS).
(b)Unregistered Trademarks, which belong to Holders of well known trademark holders
(c) Government Organisations that have a current Registrant Agreement with SGNIC in relation to a current third level domain name registered under ‘gov.sg’ category and is identical to second level domain name that they want to register. For example, in case of holder of ABC.gov.sg, second level domain name it wants to register would be ABC.sg.
(d) Applicants that have a current Registrant Agreement with SGNIC in relation to a current third level domain name registered under ‘com/org/net/edu/per.sg’ categories and is identical to second-level domain name that is under application (i.e. existing 3rd level registrants). For example, in case of holder of XYZ.com.sg, second-level domain name it wants to register would be XYZ.sg. The third-level ‘.sg’ domain name with SGNIC must be registered before 5:00pm on 6 Sept 2004. The name applied under 2nd level must be exactly same as one under 3rd level and organization name and/or first name, last name (for case of .per.sg) must be an exact match of one provided by 3rd level domain name. In addition, domain must be in “Active” status. Submission for domains in “Expired” or “Deleted” status will not be considered for application.