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email allegedly from domain registrar...

One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
in a situation like this?

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KeN Etter wrote:
> One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
> domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
> register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
> ".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
> doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
> get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
> imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
> in a situation like this?
>
> Novell....it does a server good!



All I can say is that I looked up mattography.com once and it was
available to purchase. Went back two days later to register it and
Network Solutions owned it. Imagine that.

As to your goings ons. idk.

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Re: email allegedly from domain registrar...

Matthew wrote:
> KeN Etter wrote:
>> One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
>> domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
>> register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
>> ".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
>> doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
>> get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
>> imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
>> in a situation like this?
>>
>> Novell....it does a server good!

>
>
> All I can say is that I looked up mattography.com once and it was
> available to purchase. Went back two days later to register it and
> Network Solutions owned it. Imagine that.
>
> As to your goings ons. idk.
>


Well looks like somebody legit owns it now. Go figure.

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Matthew - The Great System Tyrant
--------------------------------->
http://www.matthewdgood.com
http://www.systemtyrant.com
http://www.mattography.net
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: email allegedly from domain registrar...

I've seen those "domain registrar notifications" before with my personal
domains, I did some digging with one of them & it ended up being bunk, they
are just trying to get you to buy those other domains from them.

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"KeN Etter" <kle@_RemoveThis_msktd.com> wrote in message
news:1j5u34t4jva6b7efflk1uqke2s01g6tnrd@4ax.com...
> One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
> domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
> register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
> ".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
> doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
> get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
> imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
> in a situation like this?
>
> Novell....it does a server good!



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Re: email allegedly from domain registrar...

KeN Etter wrote:

> One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
> domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
> register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
> ".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
> doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
> get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
> imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
> in a situation like this?
>
> Novell....it does a server good!


I have not had a letter yet but my issue has been that the .com .net etc.
equivalents of my domain have squatters sitting on them.

Suckers!! As my domain is registered in NZ and it has a .co.nz domain I will
not be worried about a .com until I am ready to take over the world....
YaaaHaaaHaaa...

J
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Re: email allegedly from domain registrar...

KeN Etter wrote:
> One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
> domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
> register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
> ".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
> doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
> get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
> imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
> in a situation like this?
>
> Novell....it does a server good!


I get this from Chinese registrars all the time.
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Re: email allegedly from domain registrar...

Matthew wrote:
> Matthew wrote:
>> KeN Etter wrote:
>>> One of our company owners received an email claiming to be from a
>>> domain registrar. It claimed that some person was attempting to
>>> register our company name with other domains. We have only registered
>>> ".com". It asked us to respond. The only reason I can think they are
>>> doing this is to get us to register the domain with them so they can
>>> get some money from us. Our name is unique enough that I can't
>>> imagine why anyone else would want to register it. What would you do
>>> in a situation like this?
>>>
>>> Novell....it does a server good!

>>
>>
>> All I can say is that I looked up mattography.com once and it was
>> available to purchase. Went back two days later to register it and
>> Network Solutions owned it. Imagine that.
>>
>> As to your goings ons. idk.
>>

>
> Well looks like somebody legit owns it now. Go figure.
>


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