.es: Registry takes measures to avoid invalid contact handles


    The Spanish registry informed us that they have found a great quantity of .es contacts whose associated identification numbers admittedly comply with the NIF validation algorithm but are manifestly incorrect because they do not correspond to a real physical or legal person.

    To avoid this in the future, the registry is going to implement a filter that will not allow the creation of new contacts with said numbers of identification. This filter will also not allow to register domains using this type of contact

    Furthermore, the Spanish registry reiterated the obligatory nature of providing accurate and truthful data. has the authority to carry out verification on the registry data of domain names through the Cancellation process and even to delete domains where required.