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RE: [registrars] Fw: Renewal Scams


well www.droa.com is registered by enom, maybe someone there could try and
track things down.


On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, Rob Hall wrote:

> hmmm ... Domain Registry of America eh .... www.droa.com ....
> We have had something damn similar under two different names:  Domain
> Registry of Canada (www.droc.ca) and the Internet Registry of Canada
> (www.iroc.ca).  I believe the IROC had both a government and registry media
> alert sent out about their practices.  We have been living with these guys
> now for over a year.  What a pain.
> It would be interesting to find out which registrar they are using.  I would
> also suspect they are in violation of the ICANN agreement, as the registrar
> is not disclosed anywyhere (at least, not that I can find.).  Their
> agreement states "DRoA is a registration service provider, which uses an
> accredited registrar with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
> Numbers ("ICANN") for Top Level Domain Names"
> Any one have any idea who they are using ?
> Rob.
>   -----Original Message-----
>   From: owner-registrars@dnso.org [mailto:owner-registrars@dnso.org]On
> Behalf Of Tim Ruiz
>   Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 2:24 PM
>   To: ross@tucows.com
>   Cc: registrars@dnso.org; ga@dnso.org
>   Subject: Re: [registrars] Fw: Renewal Scams
>   >Continued coordination of effort will be important.
>   Ross, or anyone else. We have "touched base" with a few of you but I'm not
> aware of any more coordination than that. If there is a more coordinated
> effort going on to address this issue, please let me know.
>   Tim Ruiz
>   Go Daddy Software, Inc.
>   -------- Original Message --------
>   Subject: [registrars] Fw: Renewal Scams
>   From: "Ross Wm. Rader" <ross@tucows.com>
>   Date: Tue, April 16, 2002 10:19 am
>   To: "Registrars@Dnso. Org" <registrars@dnso.org>, <ga@dnso.org>
>   I know a few of you are working along the same lines as Mark, so I
>   thought it might be useful to pass this on. Continued coordination of
>   effort will be important.
>   -rwr
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: "Mark Petersen" <mark@planet-nic.com>
>   To: <discuss-list@opensrs.org>
>   Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 12:51 PM
>   Subject: Renewal Scams
>   Hi All,
>   FYI, we are now posting "renewal scam" Postal and Emails that our
>   clients have been sending us.
>   Feel free to *borrow* any of this information if you would like to
>   post it on your own sites for your
>   customers information. Getting this information to our clients is key
>   if we are going to be able to slow
>   these guys down in this practice.
>   Likewise, if you have something that we can post for our clients,
>   please feel free to email it to me.
>   You can find what we have posted thus far at
>   http://www.planet-nic.com/scams.asp
>   Mark Petersen mark@planet-nic.com
>   Planet Nic http://www.planet-nic.com

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