A large batch of mostly LLLL .com domain names has been stolen from its rightful owner, Norwegian domainer Rune Holte. This post serves both as an alert to the list of stolen domains and a ping to the rightful owner, who’s quite probably unaware of the theft. GMIX.com was offered for sale on DNForum by [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In February we uncovered a serial domain thief who successfully sold domain names on Flippa.com The Australian domain marketplace has tightened its authentication rules but in the case of premium domain name AV.net it wasn’t so easy. The thief simply emailed Flippa from the updated Administrative contact; the domain had been hijacked away from the [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Three weeks ago, Flippa – the up and coming domain marketplace – updated its set of rules and regulations, introducing tighter security over domain ownership confirmation. Following a string of sales of stolen domains on Flippa.com it was an expected move by the Australia-based startup. Unfortunately, there is simply no way to automate ownership verification [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A week ago we talked about Flippa.com – the online marketplace for selling domains and web sites – and a recent lapse of ownership verification control. That unfortunate situation led to the listing of stolen domains and their attempted sale. Flippa.com was very responsive in their commentary and they have now added more features to [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
This is an ongoing situation at Flippa.com and as such, the domains won’t be revealed at this time. In a nutshell: an unscrupulous domain thief sold stolen domains on Flippa.com and used the rules of the game to his benefit. How did it happen? In the course of two weeks, the Flippa.com seller managed to [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.