Dot .Loan domain clawed back by the Registry six months later

Six months after its registration, the domain Edu.Loan has been clawed back by the dot .Loan registry. Citing a “mistake,” the Registrar, AlpNames, notified the domain’s owner that the domain will have to be returned and his $15 dollars was refunded. The notification was shared on NamePros, as follows: “We have been notified by the […]

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Domain spammer using .TOP domains registered at Alpnames

A domain spammer is taking advantage of a current promo at Alpnames, registering dozens of .TOP domains and using them to send out spam. The unscrupulous cybercriminal is using Cloudflare to hide its current location. Dot .TOP ranked as the #3 most abused TLD by SpamHaus in early December; the current ranking raises it to […]

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It’s not rocket science : Domain registrar AlpNames crashed earlier today

After giving away several thousand dot .Science domain names for free, domain registrar AlpNames was unresponsive earlier today. Working with the dot .Science registry, Famous Four Media, AlpNames seems to possess a sense of humor, despite their downtime. Their homepage currently displays the following message: “Science never lets you down… sometimes technology does.” Funny. 😀 […]

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