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Domain Registry of Canada Solicitation or Scam?

Back several years ago I wrote a practice of the Domain Registry of Canada using a tactic known as domain slamming to obtain business.  This is where they arbitrarily use their position as a domain register, find the contact information of people who have registered domains and send them what looks like a very legitimate invoice.  While I feel this practice is highly unethical, what bothers … Continue reading

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Domain Registry of Canada Domain Slamming Scam

The Domain Registry of Canada is at it again. I previously blogged about the Domain Registry of Canada Scam and thought things  had grown quiet on this front.  Unfortunately, this unscrupulous company is back, sending notices to unsuspecting domain name holders carefully crafted “domain expiration” notices. The Domain Registry of Canada practices what is called domain slamming.  It is a practice where this company tricks … Continue reading

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Domain Registry of Canada – A Scam or Advertisement?

The Domain Registry of Canada (DROC) just sent me a notice telling me that one of the domains that I own is about to expire.  The offered to “transfer and renew” my domain name for $40 per year, or $160 for 5 years.  What’s even more alarming is that I had received similar renewal offers from the Domain Registry of Canada several years back and … Continue reading

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