web analytics

Namecheap: “We are not auctioneers”

Domains listed in Namecheap’s new marketplace are often marked with an “auction” identifier but according to Namecheap that doesn’t mean they are auctioneers, or escrow agents. A domain investor who won a Namecheap “auction” but then was unable to complete payment as these domains had been removed by the registrant, was given this remarkable response […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Brent Oxley saga almost over as #domains moved to #Namecheap

Brent Oxley‘s saga is almost over; a cache of valuable domains totaling millions of dollars were kept locked at GoDaddy, without a court verdict supporting that decision. An Indian self-styled broker’s attempt to abuse the GoDaddy system of locking domains “under dispute” backfired this week, as GoDaddy announced changes to how it’ll be handling such […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

.Monster, .Cyou and .CO : Spam from cheap #domains spreading like Covid19!

Spam from cheap domain registrations provided via agreements between registrars and registries is spreading like the Coronavirus. Dozens of disposable domains are registered for a couple of dollars a pop, sending out massive amounts of unsolicited email aka SPAM. It’s a pattern we witness time and again: Namecheap as the domain registrar, running promotions to […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Another batch of spamming #domains courtesy of #NameCheap and #Cloudflare

TGIF and welcome to another round of relentless spam, courtesy of NameCheap as the domain registrar, and Cloudflare as the DNS proxy provider. This duo really enhances serial spammers’ ability to hide and send out spam from cheap, disposable domain names. That’s what happens when you drop prices for domain registrations and when you offer […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Igroutka.net : Stolen #domain registrant shares his experience with #Namecheap

The registrant of the domain igroutka.net lost access to his asset on July 23, 2020 – the domain was transferred to Namecheap. Igroutka.net is a busy web site with thousands of daily visitors, primarily from Russia, looking for free online games: As I found out, on July 21, 2020, my mail was hacked, which was […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Asia and Cloud #domains : It’s #domain spam galore from NameCheap and Cloudflare!

Serial domain spammers love NameCheap and its combination of inaction to reports of abuse and bulk priced deals. Right now, NameCheap offers $4.88 registrations for .Asia domains, along with $1.28 for .Cloud domains. What a great combo for the phuckstick spammers that once they register these cheap, disposable domains, head out to Cloudflare to hide […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Namecheap turns 20 and celebrates with #domain deals

NameCheap, the second biggest domain name registrar, is turning 20 years old today. Celebrating two decades in the domain name industry is not a small feat. NameCheap is offering several discounts and domain deals, that they shared with us: World’s Second Largest Domain Registrar Turns 20 Today! Namecheap celebrates its momentous milestone with a Virtual […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

NameCheap : Free cheval steak with every dozen of $0.99 dollar dot .horse #domains

NameCheap is getting ready to wet your appetite for horse meat, a classic French delicacy. You can now register dot .horse domains at NameCheap for 99 cents a piece, and get a free cheval steak with every dozen domains. In an apparent effort to dethrone GoDaddy as the top dot .horse registrar, NameCheap drops the […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Namecheap and the #EFF get bad rep in new #CircleID article

Namecheap and the EFF are apparently interlinked, and not in a good way. That’s the focus of an article posted on CircleID, “the world’s leading platform for Internet developments.” The article expands on the Facebook lawsuit filed against Namecheap, to uncover the registrants of domains serving malware or pretending to offer services endorsed by the […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#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, […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#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 […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Namecheap profits from unused #domain names, says respondent in Linear.ink #UDRP

The registrant of Linear.ink called his domain’s registration “innocent” and meant for “an art blog about inking line drawings”. This great demonstration of keyword+gTLD forming a meaningful pair was almost ruined by Namecheap’s PPC ads that allegedly triggered a UDRP. According to the domain’s registrant, the ads displayed infringing links: “…irritated that namecheap profits of […]

Copyright © 2021 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Next Page »