[DNS] [SPAM] A spot of phishing ..

[DNS] [SPAM] A spot of phishing ..

From: Ian Smith <smithi§nimnet.asn.au>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2008 16:48:41 +1100 (EST)
On Sun, 26 Oct 2008, Jon Lawrence wrote:

 > If Westpac haven't noticed that registration in five months then 
 > they're either incompetent or they're paying someone that's 
 > incompetent.

How, precisely, could they 'notice'?  By trawling whois, like slammers?

 > I don't think that's a valid reason go keep/change/discuss the rules 
 > relating to .com.au.

So registrars no longer have ANY responsibility to verify registrants, 
under their licence to print money?

 > TM-law-wise, if neither Westpac nor St George protect their 
 > Trademarks, they will eventually lose the protection (precisely why 
 > Google will not let you make their brand into a verb).

Heh .. google 'googling' .. you're unlikely to get 'caught' :)

 > Otherwise, that's the best argument I've heard, so far, for a .bank.au space. 

Yawn, Ian
Received on Sat Oct 25 2008 - 22:48:41 UTC

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