Re: [ga] Court Shuts Down '.Usa' Internet Address Scam
Danny and all assembly members,
I smell Nuestar's influence here... I never had a problem
with .USA domain names resolving...
The full complaint in PDF format can be found here:
The FTC press report is here:
Please read this carefully and completely.
The Temporary restoring order for this situation is here:
The (FTC File No. 012 3237) - This is the file number for this action.
> A U.S. court shut down a Web site that capitalized on post-September 11
> patriotic fervor to sell fake Internet domain names with suffixes such as
> ".usa" and ".brit," the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.
> A variety of defendants based in the U.S. and the United Kingdom launched an
> aggressive junk e-mail campaign that urged Internet users to sign up for the
> star-spangled addresses after the hijacking attacks of Sept. 11, the FTC
> The messages linked to a Web site, (http://www.dotusa.com), that urged users
> to reserve addresses such as www.surfin.usa that did not work, the FTC said.
> "These spam scammers conned consumers in two ways. They sent deceptive spam,
> and they sold worthless Web addresses from their Web sites," said J. Howard
> Beales, head of the FTC's consumer-protection division, in a statement.
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Jeffrey A. Williams
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