Posts tagged: scams

Emails about: Intellectual property rights Regarding "yourname"

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 emailing me an offer to buy my domain, what do I do?

By , April 22, 2010

The domain aftermarket is very active. Many registrants registered quality names many years ago and never actually did anything with them (not even by monetizing them via domain parking).

These domains attract all kinds of players out of the woodwork. Including:

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