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Ask Slashdot: How Do I Fight Russian Site Cloners?

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 4 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "I used to run a small web design service--the domain for which, I allowed to expire after years of non-use. A few weeks ago, I noticed that my old site was back online at the old domain. The site-cloners are now using my old email addresses to gain access to old third-party web services accounts (invoicing tools, etc.) and are fraudulently billing my clients for years of services. I've contacted the Russian site host, PayPal, and the invoicing service. What more can I do? Can I fight back?"

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You intentionally abandoned domains. (1)

non-e-moose (994576) | more than 4 years ago | (#31876084)

An anonymous reader writes "I used to run a small web design service--the domain for which, I allowed to expire after years of non-use. A few weeks ago, I noticed that my old site was back online at the old domain. The site-cloners are now using my old email addresses to gain access to old third-party web services accounts (invoicing tools, etc.) and are fraudulently billing my clients for years of services. I've contacted the Russian site host, PayPal, and the invoicing service. What more can I do? Can I fight back?" Define "fight back" - you purposely abandoned the sites, so your "can I fight back" whinging seems like you are simply jealous of "them" for billing on behalf of completed services.. To simplify, you come across as an SCO-style-entity even though you _EXPLICITLY_ gave up the rights to your domains. For your stupidity, do not pass go, do not collect $0.01.
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