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Re: kidcad.info Domain
On 10/07/2010 10:08 AM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> On 10/07/2010 09:55 AM, Denis Dupeyron wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:14 PM, Amir Mohammadkhani-Aminabadi
>> <amir@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Even before one of them replied I noticed the domain has been registered
>>> only around 20 hours after my email
>>> on the same day I sent the email.
>> What probably happened is the service you used to check the domain was
>> available registered that same domain based on the information you
>> entered. It's illegal but pretty common. Good luck fighting that. The
>> morale of the story is whenever you want to look up a domain name with
>> the intent of registering it, only do so using a reputable service
>> that will not register it before you.
> Thanks Denis, this seems really plausible.
> So you are saying the
> $ whois kicad.info
> will trigger the alert at the DNS provider. My DNS provider is godaddy,
> and I might have done that command.
> godaddy has a reciprocal relationship with domainsbyproxy. It would
> take collusion to pull this off without it costing either money.
> Although mischief normally happens at the employee level, not corporate,
> it is hard to understand how a godaddy employee could register at
> domainsbyproxy without it costing him money, unless he was in a position
> to reciprocate a discount.
Dick, shut up.
My DNS provider is birchnet. My apologies to godaddy.