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How to keep your domains from being stolen (2019 edition)

Consider these eight safeguards to keep thieves away from your domain names. If you own domain names–particularly good names–you are at risk of having your valuable assets stolen from you. Thieves will try to compromise your domain registrar account (sometimes by first compromising your email account) and transfer the domains to another registrar. Sometimes they […]

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Valuable three-letter .Com domains stolen

NNN.com, Wok.com among domains man claims were stolen. A Japanese man alleges that valuable domain names were stolen from his registrar account and transferred to another registrar. These aren’t run-of-the-mill three-letter domains, either. Among the domains he says are stolen include nnn.com and wok.com. Yoshiki Okada filed (pdf) the in rem action in U.S. Federal […]

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June’s top DNW stories

Here’s a rundown of the top stories and podcasts on DNW from last month: 1. Timing is everything: why .XXX dwarfs other adult top level domain names – The .XXX namespace and others recently sold by ICM Registry paint a picture of how difficult it is to market a new TLD in a crowded environment. […]

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Man gets 20 years in prison for trying to steal a domain name

Man tried physically force domain owner to transfer the domain name. A Cedar Rapids, Iowa man will head to prison for 20 years for trying to steal a domain name, the Associated Press reports. By steal a domain name, I mean physically. Sherman Hopkins Jr. broke into a man’s home on June 21, 2017 with […]

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