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Three-Letter Domain Name Stolen, Then Retrieved

I was just made aware of another case of a domain name having been stolen. This one involved a three-letter domain name, ezq.com. In domaining circles, three-letter domain names are particular targets because of their rarity. All three-character domain names – letters, numbers and combinations of both – have been registered ever since. In this…

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Transparency Kazakhstan’s Domain Name Stolen

Transparency Kazakhstan’s Domain Name Stolen

Sigh, I just read another news story of another domain name (allegedly) stolen. The Kazakhstan division of anti-corruption group Transparency International reportedly saw their domain name transparencykazakhstan.org taken. The .org domain name is currently with an Argentinian domain registrar named Dattatec.com de Irazoqui Veronica Palmira. I’m trying to get more information on this other than…

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Domain Names At Planet Online and Name For Name Moved to NamesBeyond

Just found out ICANN made another round of domain name migration from one registrar to another. Or in this case, two registrars to one. ICANN does this if a registrar (or ex-registrar) is de-accredited for not complying or correcting any terms of its ICANN registrar agreement. This occurs if the ex-registrar doesn’t take action within…

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