Monday, January 12, 2009
The "Domain Registry of Canada" Scam!
Yes, believe it or not, these people dig into your records and try to confuse you into transferring your domain name to their bloody registrar, by "explaining" to you that if you don't renew your domain name you'd no longer be holding it. And by the number of warning posts you can find on the web regarding the sodding "Domain Registry of Canada", you can tell that they probably have managed to get quite a number of domain names switched so far. So not the most brilliant trick I'd say, but apparently it hasn't been without results.
I also have to mention that just for the sake of having had my say, I called them and gave them some ideas as to what I think of them and their little trick, which of course resulted in receiving a hang up beep. And here's a sample of their letter which I found on the web. Have a look....