Domain name registration and website hosting packages at affordable rates since 1997.
June 18, 2018 13:16

You are browsing the archive for Network Solutions.

Oops: Network Solutions tells customers that their domain is now available

Aftermarket sales email worries customers because of wrong subject line. Domain name registrar Network Solutions mixed up an aftermarket promotion email blast, accidentally informing its customers that their domain name was available for purchase. It seems that someone used the wrong mail merge token in the subject line of the emails. The first errant message was […]

Read more

Check your Network Solutions account if you have one

Namepros member Arca posted a disturbing story about their account at Network Solutions. Everyone should read the post below and check their account. I just logged into my Network Solutions account and discovered that my “primary payment option” has been changed. The credit card and personal information of another NetworkSolutions customer is now listed there. […]

Read more

An #infosec consultant dealt with New Ventures to get his family #domain back

An information security consultant dealt with New Ventures Services Corp., the domain warehousing branch of Network Solutions, in order to regain control of his expired domain. Mark Burnett‘s family domain, Burnetts.net, was registered in 1998 and over the course of several years he managed it along with several hundred other domains at Network Solutions. Eventually, he […]

Read more

NY Supreme Court rejects domain name conversion claim

Court denies conversion claim because it says domain names are not property. New York Supreme Court tosses out domain name dispute. The Supreme Court of the State of New York has denied (pdf) a claim one of Michael Gleissner’s companies brought against Network Solutions. Gleissner’s company NextEngine Ventures LLC said it bought the domain name […]

Read more

Web.com paid $1.3 million for about 100 eNom registrars

Deal was part of partnership to chase expired domain names. In April, NameJet and SnapNames announced a partnership to combine forces to go after pending delete domain names. NameJet is a 50/50 partnership between Rightside and Web.com, while SnapNames is 100% owned by Web.com. As part of the partnership, Rightside sold its dropcatching registrar accreditations […]

Read more

Web800.com : One of the earliest cases of ICANN-reported domain theft

Domain theft is a crime. Stealing domains amounts to removing a valuable asset that belongs to someone else, and it’s no different than stealing a car, for example. For many years, domain names have been stolen, and overseer ICANN does not currently offer the type of domain ownership record, or title, made available to owners […]

Read more

Network Solutions batches out months’ old domain transfer emails

A few days ago, Network Solutions sent out a number of emails related to domain transfer requests. At first, we thought there was some sort of malicious account compromise, or that the emails were part of a phishing campaign. The emails, however, were legitimate, but they were about domain transfers that occurred months prior. In […]

Read more

Domainer Comics : Network Solutions getting the job done!

Domainer Comics is an open series designed to poke fun at facts, figures and other aspects of domain investing. If you missed the previous installments of the DomainGang Domainer Comics, check out “A penny saved is a penny earned“, or head over to the central repository. Faithful to our promise to create a new domain-related […]

Read more

Web.com acquires dozens of registrars from Rightside

Web.com has acquired dozens of registrars from rival/partner Rightside, seemingly to boost the success rate of its SnapNames domain drop-catching business. I’ve established that at least 44 registrars once managed by Rightside/eNom are now in the Web.com stable, and that might not even be the half of it. All of the registrars in question are […]

Read more

Little.com Reported Stolen

There is a post on Namepros.com where the member is saying he purchased Little.com and it was stolen at Network Solutions. The message is very sloppy with a lot of spaces so reading the post may take a bit of time. Apparently Escrow.com was used for the transaction. The price looks to be $33,000. The […]

Read more