Domain crime : 14491.com is no longer a stolen domain asset

It took nearly four months for the owner of the domain 14491.com to get it back, after Chinese cybercriminals stole it. In November 2015, we covered the domain theft incident that involved seven valuable numeric and short domains. With the assistance of the losing registrar, GoDaddy, six of the seven domains were returned in a […]

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Quartet of stolen LLLL .com domains was recovered by GoDaddy

A quartet of four-letter .com domains that was stolen from its legitimate owner in November 2015, has been recovered by GoDaddy. The case involved the following domains: RYLN.COM, BMRD.COM, RDBY.COM, LLCY.COM. The domains were stolen by Chinese cybercriminals and were moved to Ename, where they were auctioned. Their legitimate owner engaged GoDaddy’s dispute team, which […]

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Gobble gobble! Group of stolen domain names has been recovered

Happy Thanksgiving! A domain owner has more reasons to celebrate today, with extra wine, as the majority of his domains that were stolen, have been returned to his GoDaddy account. GoDaddy acted quickly, recovering almost all of the domain names reported as stolen yesterday. The only one remaining in stolen status, is 14491.com which has […]

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Cybercrime : Ename wants victim of domain theft to refund the buyers!

It doesn’t get any better than this – if you’re looking for an example of adding insult to pain, that is. A domain owner whose domains were reported stolen from GoDaddy and transferred to the Chinese domain registrar, Ename, received the following shocking response from Ename support: Thank you for contacting eName service. The domains: […]

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Webmaster Radio : Attorney David Weslow interview on domain theft and China

Attorney David Weslow was recently interviewed on Webmaster Radio, by Cyber Law and Business Report expert Bennet Kelley. The discussion spanned almost an hour of covering the reasons behind an ongoing spike in domain theft and assorted cybercrime, pointing out the Chinese domain market as a factor. David Weslow mentioned on the subject of the […]

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