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Microsoft acquires piggybank domain names.

Microsoft acquires piggybank domain names. Microsoft, the company with a record of registering weird domain names. Their latest additions : nationalpiggybank.com nationalpiggybank.net nationalpiggybank.us Now the previous owner is no stranger to Microsoft judging this case study. http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000008226 Still it is … Continue reading

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Did Facebook buy the domain name worldhack. com ?

Not sure if Facebook did. DNjournal.com reported last week that worldhack.com was sold through Sedo for 5000 USD. The registrant is still shows SEDO as the registrant, wich is normal when it comes to sales that go through Sedo and currently … Continue reading

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DNS smirch creates spook domain names

Ghost domains Rather intresting story. A debility in a cache refurbish explanation of many widely used DNS servers creates a intensity to settle supposed ghost domains, according to a new corner investigate by a group of researchers from universities in … Continue reading

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betadiablo3.com

betadiablo3.com Diablo 3 beta ? Don’t think so.  A reader asked me if the above mentioned domain was for real. This domain is registered thru fastdomains.com and is put under privacy protect. Blizzard uses multiple registrars it is unlikely they … Continue reading

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DNS.BE experiences 6 times more load on their name servers then usual.

DNS BE just released a press statement regarding an ongoing botnet attack that started last sunday. Seems the attackers have not been identified and it is unknown why DNS.BE is the target.  End users(surfers) expierence lil to no slowdowns since … Continue reading

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DNS providers stealing traffic.

The Washington posted an Q&A with OpenDNS. What struck me was the following. We just want a level playing field. Verizon Wireless is blocking us and there are reports that ISPs want to block OpenDNS. They don’t want third party … Continue reading

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