All generic top-level domain name extensions and several country-code ones support a security lock functionality whose purpose is to prevent unwanted transfers of active domains. Many domain registry organizations that manage ccTLDs that do not support this feature are in the process of introducing it for the sake of safety and for the convenience of the domain registrants. A domain name can be transferred only on the condition that it is unlocked and only an individual who has been given access to the account with the current domain name registrar can do that. New domains are registered with the lock feature activated intentionally, so as to stop any unsolicited transfer attempts. The lock feature is among the security measures for controlling the transfer of existing domain names between domain name registrars that have been introduced over the years.