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Well Done auDA!

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by neddy, May 19, 2017.

  1. neddy

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    I haven't had much to praise auDA about recently, but I have now. And it's in relation to their new Policy Compliance team, and their willingness to act on scammers (without the rigmarole that previous staff members put you through). I have written extensively about these scammers in the past - as has @robert .

    Yesterday I wrote this article on Domainer about cyber scammers, and got some amazingly quick action from Mark Bouck at auDA.

    As Anthony Peake from DomainShield said in a comment:

    "Also to give everyone and idea of how big this problem is, there are 428 domains registered like this in this month so far, 2898 registered this year so far and 4245 registered since auDA announced their success against these scammers by deleting 1500 domains back in October 2016."
    An anonymous source "Drop Watcher" has overnight sent me through a huge list of similar domains which I have forwarded to auDA. If these get PD'd, then these scammers will have a 6 figure loss.
     
  2. Bacon Farmer

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    Nice work guys!

    Not sure whether bouquets or brickbats should be thrown at auDA though.

    Asleep at the wheel? Not a priority? Sounds like it needs daily policing.
     
  3. neddy

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    This is day to day stuff, and not Board related. So imo, the Policy Compliance team definitely deserve kudos.

    As for the Board / CEO - brickbats still apply in spades!
     
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