Whois Hijacking My Domain Research?

Posted: July 21, 2006 in Misc Tech

A good story and one I have seen work first hand.
I would NEVER NEVER advocate going to the CNET domain search and doing this JUST to cause some cost to be incurred by Chesterton

Something fishy is up with Chesterton Holdings. How did Chesterton own a reader’s domain name and register it before she did? I ran some tests, picked three random names and checked them with CNet Domain Search page. 30 hours later I checked with a separate whois and determined the domains belonged to Chesterton, the same ad pages were displayed.

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