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Moniker Emails Customers to Reset Passwords

Moniker Emails Customers to Reset Passwords

I just got an important email from domain registrar Moniker. They urged their customers to reset their passwords right away. Moniker’s latest email is likely broadcast online by now. Still, I’ll do my part and get this out there so everyone else can see. For those who haven’t received any email from Moniker, I’m enclosing…

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Has Network Solutions Been Hacked Or Broken Into?

Has Network Solutions Been Hacked Or Broken Into?

 Lately I’ve seen many people searching my blog on Network Solutions. Specifically, if the domain registrar has been hacked or broken into. I wasn’t aware of any hacking or computer attacks then. So, I did a little checking. It turned out Network Solutions had another…

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An International Domain Theft Story

In just a moment, I’m about to share with you a domain theft / hijacking story. It’s not like any I’ve encountered before, although others might have. By international, I mean it involves different parties in different countries. Three, to be exact. The owner originated…

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What Happens If A Domain Registrar Shuts Down

What Happens If A Domain Registrar Shuts Down

Imagine a day you visit your domain registrar’s website. It’s time to renew your domain name. After you type in your registrar’s website name on your browser and you click ENTER, what do you get? Nothing. No logo, no log-in page, nothing. Or okay, let’s…

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Transfer An Expired Domain Name: Is It Possible?

Transfer an expired domain name? Some people asked that interesting question soon after I wrote on ICANN’s upcoming Expired Registration Recovery Policy. So now you may be thinking, “Wait, transfer an expired domain name to another registrar? Is that allowed?” On the surface, one might think no. After…

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New Domain Expiry Policy To Launch By August 2013

New Domain Expiry Policy To Launch By August 2013

A new domain expiry policy is coming up courtesy of ICANN. Until otherwise, the upcoming Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP) takes effect on August 31, 2013. In spite of best practices, many people still inadvertently let their domain names expire – to the point that…

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NameCheap Sets January 22 As Important Day

NameCheap Sets January 22 As Important Day

Just found out that domain registrar NameCheap sets January 22, 2013 as an important day. Better mark that in your calendars. Rather than go on a long-winded explanation, it’s better to quote exactly what they said. So, here goes:   On January 22, 2013 Namecheap…

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Go Daddy Demands $199 Due To Spam Complaint

Go Daddy Demands $199 Due To Spam Complaint

Pardon for the rather sensationalist headline. I do hope that gets your attention, though. Just bear with me for a moment. Especially if you’re not aware of this just yet, you’re about to find out why. As the headline goes, domain registrar Go Daddy is…

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Will Domain Names Be Harder To Register Soon?

I normally don’t do this. However, I think this recent posting merits attention. If what’s written in that posting is correct, there’s a strong possibility that registering a domain name – or maintaining one – is going to become more difficult. That’s because law enforcement…

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