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Tobacco.com has been stolen

The domain name Tobacco.com has been reported as stolen, and the current registrant is not the legitimate owner, Mr. Michael Fischer. Tobacco.com was unlawfully transferred away from its previous registrar, Network Solutions. The transfer to GoDaddy oc...
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Man who paid $360k for 81.com says it’s stolen

Dubai man files lawsuit to recover domain. A man who says he paid $360,000 to buy the domain 81.com alleges it has been stolen. Sami Debizet filed an in rem lawsuit (pdf) against the domain in U.S. District Court in Virginia in an effort to recover the domain. According to Debizet, he paid $360,000 to […]

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Auto parts company’s domain stolen and held for ransom

Thief stole Florida company’s domain and asked for 10 bitcoin ransom. A thief stole a domain name from an online auto parts company and demanded 10 bitcoin to get the domain name back. Florida company XPort Auto Parts, Inc. woke up in the middle of last month to find that its domain name XPortAutoParts.com had […]

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Avoiding stolen domains with Josh Reason – DNW Podcast #245

A cautionary tale about stolen domain names. Buying a stolen domain name can lead to a heap of legal trouble, not to mention losing a lot of money. In this episode, I chat with domain investor Josh Reason about a stolen domain name he almost bought. He explains the due diligence that raised several red […]

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Judge orders 864.com returned to prior registrant

864.com returned to prior owner after it was apparently stolen for a second time. A court has entered a default judgment (pdf) in an in rem lawsuit over stolen numeric domain names. It has ordered the domain names to be returned to their prior owners. The case involved 864.com, 00998.com, 00488.com, 0103.com, and 1148.com. The […]

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