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[ NNSquad ] Gioconda Law Group Sues Canadian 'Cyber Security' Developer (domain squatter)

Gioconda Law Group Sues Canadian 'Cyber Security' Developer (domain squatter)

http://j.mp/NpkVmY  (JD Journal)

  "However, the Gioconda Law Group alleged that according to recent
   discoveries, it had found that Kenzie had registered an internet
   domain name GiocondoLaw.com as a misspelling of GiacondaLaw.com. Then
   Kenzie had proceeded to create fake e-mail accounts to intentionally
   intercept private e-mails addressed to the firm's lawyers and staff.
   Giaconda said, "We discovered the cybersquatting and sent several test
   e-mail messages to see if they were delivered to the misspelled e-mail
   addresses, and indeed, they were received by active mailboxes." Kenzie
   had initially tried to conceal his identity, but complaints to the
   Internet Registrar exposed him. According to the lawsuit, Kenzie is
   similarly harvesting misspelled e-mails intended for many major
   corporations without their knowledge or permission including
   MasterCard, McDonald's, NewsCorp and McAfee."

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The domain squatter will probably have a whole bunch more TLDs to
exploit fairly soon, thanks to ICANN!

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Data Wisdom Explorers League: http://www.dwel.org
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
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