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Regulated Domain Names Policy [.MY Domain]
Posted by Valarie S. on 02 April 2021 03:53 PM

Following prohibitions for .MY Domain, which domain name MUST NOT:

a. By themselves (either English or Bahasa Malaysia) contain country or state names or well-known names:
- Malaysia
- Kuala Lumpur
- Putrajaya
- Labuan
- Perlis
- Kedah
- Selangor
- Agong
- Raja
- Sultan
- Sultanah
- Permaisuri
- Kerajaan
- Menteri
- Parlimen
- Perdana Menteri

These domain names may only be applied by the relevant State authority, or persons who have been duly authorised by the relevant State authority. All applications and/or letters of authorisation must originate from the State Secretary's (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri) Office of the relevant State.


b. By themselves contain words (either English or Bahasa Malaysia), that are sensitive to the main religions in Malaysia:
- Islam
- Muslim
- Buddha
- Hindu
- Christian


c. By themselves or as part of a label, be obscene, scandalous, indecent, offensive or contrary to Malaysian public norms:
- ass
- bitch
- dick
- fart
- fuck
- kill
- lick
- molest
- penis
- porn
- rape
- rapist
- sex
- suck
- shit


d. By themselves or as part of a label, contain the words "bank" or "finance company" (or any derivative of the words in any language). Only parties who have the written consent of the Minister of Finance (MOF) pursuant to Section 15 of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) may apply for these domain names:
- bank
- finance
- financial
- damacai
- magnum
- toto

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