[DNS] Domain monetisation, Cameroon-style

[DNS] Domain monetisation, Cameroon-style

From: Ian Smith <smithi§nimnet.asn.au>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 21:15:15 +1000 (EST)
On Wed, 9 Aug 2006, Edwin Groothuis wrote:

 > On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 10:58:43AM +0100, Jon Lawrence wrote:
 > > http://www.circleid.com/posts/nation_of_cameroon_typosquats_com_space/
 > > 
 > > An interesting twist in the ongoing story of domain monetisation...
 > 
 > Somehow related to it is: Ya.com says "The internet is mine"
 > http://tsdgeos.blogspot.com/2006/08/yacom-says-internet-is-mine.html
 > 
 > With as worst example the return of an A record for the command
 > "dig &#167;62.151.8.100 nowaythiswouldbearegisteredname.com aaaa"

How lucky we are in .au to be spared this sort of theft and fraud.

Cheers, Ian
Received on Wed Aug 09 2006 - 11:15:15 UTC

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