This excerpt taken from the VRSN 10-Q filed Aug 8, 2008.
4.1 Tenant, throughout the following period of the Term, shall pay to Landlord basic rent (Basic Rent) for the Premises at the following rates:
During the Extension Period, if any, Tenant shall pay the amount of Basic Rent determined in accordance with Section 3.2.
4.2 Monthly installments of Basic Rent shall be due and payable, in advance, on the Commencement Date and thereafter on the first (1st) day of each calendar month during the Term (except that installments of Basic Rent for less than a full calendar month shall be pro-rated on a per diem basis). Basic Rent shall be payable, at Tenants election, by check or wire transfer. Basic Rent is not subject to adjustment or recalculation based on any measurement or remeasurement of the Premises or Buildings.
4.3 Basic Rent shall be paid to Landlord (at Landlords address as provided in Section 23.2) without notice or demand and without deduction, abatement or set-off of any kind, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Lease.
4.4 Tenant acknowledges and agrees that, subject to Sections 6.2, 9, 13 and 14, this Lease is intended by the parties to yield to Landlord the Basic Rent as and when due hereunder absolutely free or net of all expenses, costs and charges (including, without limitation, Real Estate Taxes) allocable to the Term (including the Option Term, if applicable), which are in any manner associated with the operation, use, management, repair, maintenance, and insuring of the Premises (including, without limitation, all costs and expenses incurred by Tenant in connection with satisfying Tenants operation, maintenance and repair obligations as set forth in Section 9.1 or by Landlord pursuant to Section 9.3, but not including costs and expenses excluded under Section 9.4) (collectively, Expenses), all of which Expenses shall be paid by Tenant directly to the applicable utility companies, vendors and other entities to whom such Expenses are owed, (except for (a) Real Estate Taxes, which shall be paid as Additional Rent by Tenant to Landlord in accordance with Section 5, (b) Landlords insurance required under Section 12, which shall be procured and paid for by Landlord and reimbursed to Landlord by Tenant as Additional Rent in accordance with Section 12.7), and (c) Expenses reimbursable to Landlord pursuant to Section 9.3 below. However, the foregoing obligations shall be apportioned between Landlord and Tenant as of the Commencement Date and the expiration of the Term, so that Tenant shall be obligated to pay only those portions of such payment obligations and liabilities that are allocable to the Term. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, Tenant shall not be obligated to pay any Expenses of: (i) repairing or maintaining the Premises to the extent excluded under Section 6.2 or Section 9; (ii) any Expenses for improving, remodeling or replacing the Premises (except to the extent covered by Tenants indemnification obligations set forth in Section 19 below, but subject to Section 12.3); (iii) Expenses that are identified as an obligation of Landlord or otherwise excluded from Tenants obligations under this Lease or (iv) expenses for insurance to the extent such insurance does not relate to the Premises or insures other property, none of which shall be due or payable as Additional Rent.
4.5 Basic Rent shall be paid to Landlord (at Landlords address as set forth in Section 23.2 as said address may be changed from time to time by notice given under that section) without notice or demand and without deduction, abatement or set-off of any kind, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Lease.