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Meta #Epik: Should there be a rebrand?

Epik suffered a large scale data breach in early September, exposing gigabytes of data that included personally identifiable information of its customers and their transactions. The domain registrar known for its “Swiss Bank of Domains” mot...
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Top domain name stories from September (no surprise!)

Epik was the top news story last month after the registrar was hacked. Guess what the top story on Domain Name Wire was last month? And the second? Third? Fourth… Yes, they were all about Epik. Here are the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews. 1. The Epik Hack – […]

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Researchers digging into the #Epik domains

As the Epik data leak incident enters its second week, many security experts and investigative journalists are peeking into the data. Domain sales that apparently took place with the assistance of Epik as the handling escrow appear to include ultra-val...
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Takeaways from the Epik hack call

A call that starts with a discussion about the Epik hack covers lots of ground and sometimes goes off the rails. Here are some of my takeaways. On Thursday, September 16, Epik CEO Rob Monster held a live meeting on his platform PrayerMeeting.com in the wake of the hack of his company. Nearly four hours […]

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Rob Monster files lawsuit to halt transfer of VOCL.com

A UDRP panel had ordered the domain name to be transferred. Epik CEO Rob Monster has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to halt the transfer of vocl.com after losing it in a UDRP. The domain has a weird history. An Epik customer owned it until just recently. That’s when the MyPillow guy, Mike Lindell—the one who […]

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Pillow Guy vs. Monster: Who won?

Michael James Lindell, also known as the MyPillow Guy, is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and conspiracy theorist. A few months ago he attempted to launch a new social media platform called VOCL (pronounced “vocal”) and for that purp...
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