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Old 03-25-2003, 07:08 AM
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Reporting Invalid Whois Info


It's my understanding that the information posted on one's whois information when registering a domain must be accurate.

If I've come across a domain using a fake name, fake mailing address, fake city, etc. Is it possible to report this?

If yes, where?



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Old 03-25-2003, 07:17 AM
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If you have sufficient proof, contact their registrar, if that fails try http://reports.internic.net/cgi/regi...lem-report.cgi

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Old 03-25-2003, 04:28 PM
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Old 03-25-2003, 04:31 PM
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Good that you do this, so many sites put in invalid information and nothing happens. Of course nothing may happen to the site your talking about, but atleast your trying.

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Old 03-25-2003, 04:34 PM
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Surprisingly, godaddy pulled one of my domains because of a spam complaint!?!? This was a while ago.

And no, I dont spam, or send out massive amounts of mail, and I hate spam just as much as the next person .

Valid whois info though .

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Old 03-25-2003, 09:08 PM
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I use the godaddy privtae deal.
Cut down on spam,junk mail and junk phone calls.............
Spammers and such can whois till death due them part.

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Old 03-26-2003, 12:17 AM
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I would guess the only times they are reported is when the "reportee" wants that domain or to get back at someone. I believe most registrars will give the register a chance to update the WHOIS before taking the domain away.

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Old 03-26-2003, 12:20 AM
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Those are great links! I have been repeatedly spammed by a company whose domain registraion is clearly fake. I looked up the address on mapquest, no such address; the email address was fake too (hotmail) and the phone number was obviously made up. Next time I get spam from them, I will know where to file the complaint!

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Old 03-26-2003, 12:21 AM
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file it now

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