RE: [DNS] Sneaky registrar transfer

RE: [DNS] Sneaky registrar transfer

From: Tech Support <support§saintspc.com.au>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 23:44:29 +1000
Hmmm that is Nasty. :(

Lets hope they get jumped on from a great height and get stopped.

David Uzzell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dns-return-4138-support=saintspc.com.au&#167;lists.auda.org.au
> [mailto:dns-return-4138-support=saintspc.com.au&#167;lists.auda.org.au] On
> Behalf Of Malcolm Miles
> Sent: Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:39 PM
> To: dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au
> Subject: [DNS] Sneaky registrar transfer
> 
> I just received an email from a registrar saying that a domain name I
> had registered with them was due for renewal in September. This was
> not correct, the domain name in question was not registered with this
> registrar. The renewal URL given in their email takes you to a Domain
> Name Renewal/Transfer form which states that if your domain name is
> not registered through xxxxx  ........ your domain name will be
> transferred.
> 
> This seems an unethical way to do business. I am sure that some people
> will not remember who their domain is registered with and will assume
> that the email is from their current registar. They will then fill out
> the Renewal/Transfer form to renew the domain and thus unknowingly
> transfer it away from their current registrar.
> 
> --
> Best wishes,
> Malcolm
> 
> 
>
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Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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