[DNS] CORRECTION Re: unauthorised Domain Transfer/Renewal notice from DDNS

[DNS] CORRECTION Re: unauthorised Domain Transfer/Renewal notice from DDNS

From: <magic2147§optushome.com.au>
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2004 18:12:06 +1100
On 9 Feb 2004 at 14:50, Sandra Caballero wrote:

> Hi again,
> I have been talking with Liz Keys of Discount Domain Name Services 
> (DDNS) and have established that the phone call and fax she made to my 
> client were in response to an actual "request for a domain name 
> transfer".
>   This request did not originate from my client, or me acting on behalf 
> of my client, but instead an "unknown source".
> We can only assume this to be RegistryWeb, the current Reseller (?) in 
> control of my client's domain name.
> My apologies to Liz and DDNS re my last email to the List. I fear my 
> questions asking "why" they were calling and sending forms to my client 
> may have implied they were involved in wrong doing. Liz was only doing 
> her job and following through on a transfer request she received.
> Over this past year RegistryWeb have been moving domain names from 
> Registar to Registrar without my clients even knowing.
> RegistryWeb's tactics have been to keep the Domain Passwords from the 
> client, to use what they call security-handles in place of the actual 
> Contact Email so they can filter "transfer correspondence" and also 
> move the domain name to a cheaper Registrar close to expiry.
> Has anyone else experienced this?
> Regards, Sandra

1) Is RegistryWeb (aka Specialist Web Corporation Pty Ltd.of Shellharbour, NSW) a 
reseller for DDNS or anyone else? They have an INWW logo on their site 

2) Would anyone care to speculate (courageously) as to why RegistryWeb should 
offer.au domains to prospective registrants with "no local business" at a premium 
over that charged to prospective registrants "with local business" 

Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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