Posts tagged: spam

Emails about: Intellectual property rights Regarding "yourname"

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By , April 22, 2010

It is not uncommon to get unsolicited email from some party representing themselves as an overseas trademark or domain registry that has received a request from some local party that they feel may infringe upon your trademark.

You can consider these just a form of marketing email (spam) or a elaborate way to entice you into spending needless funds on “defending your trademark” by registering variations of domain names you already own under various foreign Top-Level-Domains. Read more »

Somebody is sending spam with my domain name in it!

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By , April 22, 2010

Sooner or later, this happens to almost everybody: you own a domain name and suddenly you start getting weird email bounce messages and you realize the unthinkable: somebody has sent out an email spam with your domain in the message “From” headers! What to do?

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Home How do marketers and spammers get my personal information after I register a domain name?

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By , April 22, 2010

It never fails: somebody registers their first domain name and within 24 hours they’re getting unsolicited email in their inbox and eventually more marketing material via postal mail.

What happened?

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Who is the Domain Registry of Canada or the Domain Registry of America?

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By , April 22, 2010

If you’ve registered a domain under .COM, .NET, .ORG, .BIZ, or .INFO you will probably eventually receive a postal mailing from the Domain Registry of Canada or the Domain Registry of America which looks like this

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