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Dot-Name Becomes Cybercrime Haven

Discussion in 'Domains' started by temi, Sep 28, 2007.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    The company that controls the .name registry is charging for access to domain registration information, a step that security researchers say frustrates their ability to police the internet and creates a haven for hackers who run internet scams.
    When security researchers investigate spam and phishing activity on the internet, they rely on special Whois directories, which list the owner of a domain name, their hosting service and their contact information.

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