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Network Solutions "steals" domain ideas?

NoMoneyDown

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I know there was a discussion about some domain registration companies who appear to steal domain names when a person searches for the name on their site, but I can't find the thread. Sorry. Anyway, I ran across a post on Digg where the author gives some proof that one company in particular, Network Solutions, does just this:

http://blog.domaintools.com/2008/01/network-solutions-steals-domain-ideas-confirmed/
 

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Jonleehacker

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Very interesting article, thanks for posting. Of course the fact that their domains cost about 6 times as much as anywhere else was good enough reason for me not to use them in the first place...maybe that's why they need this shady business practice.
 

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As a follow up story, you can check out this one

The domainer community is creating a backlash, by searching for all kinds of trademark violation and other devious domain names. For example:

we-fund-terrorism.com

Administrative Contact :
Network Solutions, LLC
domainsupport@networksolutions.com
13681 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
HERNDON, VA 20171
US
1-888-642-9675
Fax: 571-434-4620

Which is now registered to Network solutions, meaning they are responsible for it. This is surely going to backfire big time on Netsol.
 

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As a follow up story, you can check out this one

The domainer community is creating a backlash, by searching for all kinds of trademark violation and other devious domain names. For example:

we-fund-terrorism.com

Administrative Contact :
Network Solutions, LLC
domainsupport@networksolutions.com
13681 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
HERNDON, VA 20171
US
1-888-642-9675
Fax: 571-434-4620

Which is now registered to Network solutions, meaning they are responsible for it. This is surely going to backfire big time on Netsol.

They are right down the street from me! like maybe 4 miles. Im on sunruse valley drive now! HAHA
 

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