The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Thursday, Debtember 11, 2008

I'm not the only one

I found the following in my email box today:

From
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
To
sean@conman.org
Subject
the domain con guy email
Date
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 00:04:24 EST

Hi, I just read your post on your site about the domain name guy. I did a search for domainguardsystem.com because I has just received the same email from him, only of course a different domain. When I checked on the .com domain of the .org that I used to own, it was available also. This silly person is trying to sell domains he does not own for a huge markup. You can buy the name with GoDaddy for $7.69 using a discount code and probably cheaper at other places, and he wants to sell names he does not own for $99!! Unreal … At any rate, I am glad you posted about it. He only bought his domain in October, so he is fairly new at this and seems to be targeting the owners of dot orgs right now.

Cindy

Glad I could help, Cindy (and it seems that Cindy blogged about domainguardsystem.com as well).

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