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Anti-Phishing Web Registrars

Date: December 12, 2007

Web site domain name registrars are increasingly finding themselves at the forefront of the never-ending slog against online con artists and phishers. But there is little consensus on how far registrars should go to police their pool of names for fraudulent activity, and the performance of registrars in decommissioning domain names connected to fraud scams is all over the map.

Such was one of the many findings in a "brandjacking" report released last month by brand security firm MarkMonitor. November's report, which detailed online fraud trends for Q3 of 2007, was the first to include a list of the top 10 best and worst lists of registrar performance in revoking domain names connected to phishing scams.
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2007-12-18 18:52:24 - That report is greatly flawed - the rating... PIRT
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