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#Domains and spam : Dot .Best Registry pledges to get better

An influx of spam that takes advantage of cheap domain registrations has been targeting mailboxes since the beginning of October. When Registries offer domains below cost in agreement with registrars, unscrupulous spammers jump on the occasion, registering throw-away domain names en masse. The recent spam onslaught utilizes NameCheap as the registrar, Cloudflare for DNS proxying, […]

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Rick Schwartz whips #Twitter comment spammer in 5 minutes!

Rick Schwartz is posting his daily tidbits of wisdom on Twitter, and many want to ride on his coat-tails. The Domain King, who will be rolling out Rick.TV for his video musings, slapped up a Twitter comment spammer, who advertised his domain on Rick’s tweet. Said Rick: “You should delete your tweet and go spam […]

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#NameCheap and #Cloudflare: Domain spam is currently out of control

A few days ago we noted how cheap dot .ICU domains are being registered en masse at NameCheap, and are used for spam. The spammers are using email databases grazed from WHOIS records and send a streak of emails advertising drones, weight loss products, and other unsolicited and invasive messages. They are using Cloudflare as […]

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#MrLowballer : 3 hours without lowballing #domain name offers!

Hey folks! Happy Phriday eve! It has been 3 hours since I last made a domain inquiry – lowballing, of course – and I feel like crap! Most of the year I send domain offers around the clock, 24/7. So when do I sleep, you may ask. Simply, I schedule my emails. 🙂 That’s right. […]

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Cookie based PayPal promo spams accounts with $5 from #Dynadot

PayPal is now being used as a guerilla marketing tool, sharing customer data with advertisers. A $5 dollar offer by Dynadot to spend at its store, might seem as free money at first. The alarming fact is that PayPal and Dynadot share cookie-based data to target PayPal users. This unwelcome spamming of email accounts that […]

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Is domain registrar #eNom sympathetic towards #domain spammers?

We often report WHOIS and zone file domain spammers, that usurp contact data from daily domain registrations. Due to the nature of our reporting, there’s often no time to open tickets with particular registrars. If they are active on Twitter, we send out a quick but accurate description of the problem. In recent weeks, we’ve […]

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#MrLowballer : How a domain lowballer inquires about a #domain clearly not for sale!

There’s ball-busting domain n00b in the industry that totally BUSTS THE BALLS of domain owners! He always emails owners of awesome, dictionary word, premium domains – with the intention to flip them quickly. This SOB offers $100 bucks in a pathetic attempt to make big bucks: $10,000, $20,000 and even more than $40,000 by spamming […]

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#NetSol enters the #domain spam market with unsolicited offers via its Certified Offer Service

Certified Offer Service is an unsolicited email, aka “spam” from Network Solutions, targeting domain owners. Why is this service a nuisance and unwelcome to domain investors? Simply put, the doofuses at NetSol don’t bother to check the domain name’s lander, and they ignore existing minimum asking prices, or the BIN. By joining other such unsolicited […]

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China’s #eName joins the spamming crowd of registrar “brokers”

China’s eName joins the crowd of registrar “brokers” that spam domain owners with unsolicited offers. If you thought that GoDaddy’s practice of using a team of brokers to reach out on behalf of their customers was frustrating enough, here come the Chinese. The practice is the same: both eName and GoDaddy, are registrars that email […]

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Barrage of spam from dot .Date #domain names registered at #Namecheap

A barrage of spam has been arriving in the past few days, from dot .Date domain names. The emails contain the typical variety of spam, ranging from weight loss and hair restoration products, to learning how to fly planes. The dot .Date registry is dot Date Limited, which at this time is unavailable at the […]

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After #GDPR kicks in, no more data about “final notice” #domain scammers will be shared

If you’re getting a lot of email spam from “final notice” scammers, you’re not alone. Those cybercriminals often hide in Asia or Europe, blasting emails to domain owners using WHOIS databases. Their emails serve a dual purpose: to ping the recipient’s email validity, and to attempt further scamming for unnecessary services, such as this: This […]

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Involving your mom in #domain spam? Don’t do it bro!

Domaining is getting serious, when you involve your own mother. Maybe she can give you advice on which domain name sounds good, and which doesn’t. Perhaps she’ll be entertained by your explanations and anecdotes about how the domain market works. Who knows, she might come up with a cool brandable domain name, unleashing her creativity. […]

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