thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part); provided, however, that the term “guarantee” will not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business. The term “guarantee,” when used as a verb, has a correlative meaning.
“incur” means issue, assume, effect a guarantee or otherwise become liable for.
“indebtedness” means, with respect to any person, obligations of such person for borrowed money (including, without limitation, indebtedness for borrowed money evidenced by notes, bonds, debentures or similar instruments).
“Intellectual Property” means the Registry Agreements, the Cooperative Agreement, all intellectual and similar property of every kind and nature now owned or hereafter acquired by Verisign or any Restricted Subsidiary, including inventions, designs, patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, domain names, confidential or proprietary technical and business information, know-how, show-how or other similar data or information, software and databases and all embodiments or fixations thereof and related documentation, all additions, improvements and accessions to any of the foregoing and all registrations for any of the foregoing.
“person” means any individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, association, joint-stock company, trust, unincorporated organization or government or political subdivision thereof.
“Principal Property” means, as the context may require, any real or immovable property forming part of or constituting any or all of any Principal Facility.
“Principal Facility” means any primary secure data center or resolution site, office space or other facility owned as of the issue date of the notes or acquired by the Company or any Subsidiary of the Company after such date and located in the United States and its territories, other than any facility the net book value (computed in accordance with GAAP) of which, as of the time of such determination, does not exceed 1.0% of Consolidated Total Assets of the Company.
“Registry Agreements” means those certain Registry Agreements between VeriSign, Inc. and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, entered into as of November 29, 2012 and July 1, 2017, respectively, as amended.
“Restricted Subsidiary” means (i) any subsidiary of Verisign that would be a “significant subsidiary” of Verisign within the meaning set forth in Rule 1-02(w)(ii) or (iii) of Regulation S-X under the Exchange Act as in effect on the issue date of the notes and (ii) any other subsidiary of Verisign that holds any Principal Property, in the case of each of the foregoing clauses (i) and (ii), excluding any subsidiary that is not organized under the laws of any state of the United States of America or any subsidiary thereof.
“subsidiary” means, with respect to any person (the “parent”) at any date, any corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity of which securities or other ownership interests representing more than 50% of the equity or more than 50% of the ordinary voting power or, in the case of a partnership, more than 50% of the general partnership interests are, as of that date, owned, controlled or held by the parent or one or more subsidiaries of the parent or by the parent and one or more subsidiaries of the parent.
Modification and Waiver
Subject to certain exceptions, the indenture may be amended with the consent of the holders of a majority in principal amount of the notes then outstanding (including consents obtained in connection with a tender offer or exchange for the notes). Verisign and the trustee may, without the consent of any holders, change the indenture for any of the following purposes:
to evidence the succession of another person to Verisign and the assumption by any such successor of the covenants of Verisign under the indenture and the notes;
to add to the covenants of Verisign for the benefit of holders of the notes or to surrender any right or power conferred upon Verisign;
to add any additional events of default for the benefit of holders of the notes;
to add to or change any of the provisions of the indenture as necessary to permit or facilitate the issuance of notes in bearer form, registrable or not registrable as to principal, and with or without interest coupons, or to permit or facilitate the issuance of notes in uncertificated form;