Archive for January, 2008

Registering Domains with Network Solutions

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

After reading this article on Slashdot about NSI immediately registering every free domain that is searched for on their site, I went ahead and tried it myself. Indeed, seconds after searching for two random domain-names they were immediately registered (or locked). They even put a domain-parking page on it. Since this is all fully automated I can’t help but wonder what would happen if somebody were to search for all sorts of trademarked names, especially from companies that are fairly aggressive in suing for trademark infringements. I wonder if they thought about that …

Joe-job …

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Seems like I’m having a good start into the new year: some spammers are spoofing from-addresses from one of my domains. 1500 bounces is probably just the beginning … :-(