Unlocking GlobalBlock: Your Ultimate Brand Protection

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Discover GlobalBlock, the world's first unified domain blocking service by Brand Safety Alliance. Instantly protect your brand across hundreds of extensions, ensuring global coverage and direct, cost-effective defence.

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Hey there, domain owners!

Exciting news! Picture this: a superhero for your brand, a guardian shielding it from the chaos of domain registrations. Enter GlobalBlock, your ultimate brand protection service from the Brand Safety Alliance.

In the vast digital realm, a domain blocking service is your brand's fortress, a firm declaration of "Hands-off, this is mine!" From the early days of .xxx and DMPL to the present comprehensive shield of Adultblock, these services have evolved. They're the safeguards that keep your brand secure without the headache of registering every conceivable domain.

What is GlobalBlock?

GlobalBlock isn't just a service; it's a superhero cape for your brand. It's the world's first unified domain name blocking service, instantly securing your brand across hundreds of extensions simultaneously. Focus? "Exact matches" - ensuring your brand stays yours and yours alone.

We get that every brand is unique. That's why we offer two flavors of protection:

  • GlobalBlock: Instant exact match coverage across hundreds of extensions.
  • GlobalBlock +: Amped-up protection, blocking look-alike variations used in scams. Unlimited main labels and homoglyph confusables - consider your brand on lockdown.

GlobalBlock is flexible. It recognizes that legal rights vary across countries and classes. Multiple GlobalBlocks for the same brand can coexist, but unblocking needs approval from all relevant owners.

What is included?

GlobalBlock & GlobalBlock+

Number of covered extensions

560+ (ccTLDs, gTLDs, ngTLDs, including DPML TLDs)

Exact match


Unicode variant blocking including homoglyphs & IDNs

No / Yes for GlobalBlock+

Priority autocatch


Premium names covered


Blocking of domains when they become available



1 / Unlimited for GlobalBlock+

Minimum term

1, 2, 3 years

Who is eligible?

Trademark holders with a valid Signed Mark Data (SMD) file issued by the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). Registered trademark ; Unregistered trademark; Company or organisation name; Celebrity name.


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How does GlobalBlock work?

Similar to DPML and Adultblock, GlobalBlock allows users to submit trademarks and terms related to adult content to a centralized registry. The registry then blocks the registration of domain names containing these terms across various TLDs through specialized DNS configurations.

What are the benefits of using GlobalBlock?

  1. Global Coverage: From Legacy gTLDs to new gTLDs and ccTLDs, we've got 560+ extensions worldwide. Buy early, get protection in new extensions without extra charges until renewal.
  2. Direct Protection: Real-time block application with no hoops for registrants. Verify via Whois lookup and block domains that were once too pricey or tricky to register.
  3. Cost Reduction: Cheaper than individual registrations, and no need to babysit each domain. No more legal battles or aftermarket acquisitions - we've got it covered.
  4. Priority AutoCatch: We're always on the lookout for squatters. If they drop the ball, we catch it for you, free of charge.
  5. Domain Unblocking: Need a domain for a campaign? Move them in and out of your block whenever the mood strikes.

Who is eligible?

  • Trademark holders with a valid Signed Mark Data (SMD) file issued by the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH).
  • An active nationally or regionally registered trademark.
  • Unregistered trademark: A mark created by a business or individual to signify or distinguish a product or service.
  • Registered Companies & Trading As names.
  • Famous persons, sports stars and personalities, political figures, actors, social media celebrities and public figures.

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What are the requirements?

GlobalBlock is open to registered trademarks, unregistered trademarks, company or organization names, and celebrity names. Eligibility criteria and acceptable documentation examples are provided.

What are the differences between DPML, AdultBlock and GlobalBlock?

Several domain blocking services are available, each offering unique features and protection mechanisms.

  • DPML provides broad protection against trademark infringement across various TLDs.
  • AdultBlock specializes in preventing the registration of domains associated with adult content.
  • GlobalBlock follows similar process to DPML and Adultblock, however, offers a more comprehensive protection with a larger TLD portfolio.

Evolution of Domain Blocking Services

GlobalBlock marks a new era for online brand protection, focusing on "exact matches" of the brand name and avoiding blocking domains that may impact availability for future registrants.


GlobalBlock, your brand's ultimate digital guardian, offers a revolutionary approach to brand protection. With its wide-ranging features, flexible eligibility, and seamless order process through the Brand Safety Alliance Gateway, it ensures your brand stays secure in the ever-expanding digital landscape. Join GlobalBlock today and experience hassle-free brand protection!

Take action now

Protect your brand with our Domain Blocking Programs  – DPML, AdultBlock, and GlobalBlock.

Choose the right service for comprehensive protection across 560+ extensions. Act proactively to preserve brand assets and ensure a robust domain management strategy.

Contact our consultant now to receive your quote.

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