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Network Solutions target sub-domains for adverts

Wowsers (1151731) writes | more than 6 years ago

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Wowsers (1151731) writes "The register reports that customers have found that their defunct or forgotten about sub-domains have been taken over by Network Solutions to send users to advert pages. After going through a 59k word user agreement, you can find the following text:

You also agree that any domain name directory, sub-directory, file name or path (e.g.) that does not resolve to an active web page on your Web site being hosted by Network Solutions, may be used by Network Solutions to place a "parking" page, "under construction" page, or other temporary page that may include promotions and advertisements for, and links to, Network Solutions' Web site,
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