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wuppo
07-08-2003, 05:28 PM
I just received what looks like a 'renewal invoice' style of letter from Domain Names NZ, who are offering to register a domain name that looks very similiar to one I already have (the letter offers a .net.nz instead of my .co.nz) for the paltry sum of $237 for 2 years !!!

A quick look at their website suggests they may be Australian based (application form requests an ACN). Haven't we had this before from the Aussies ? :|

metla
07-08-2003, 05:31 PM
i got exactly the same letter,i gotta say im mighty unimpressed.

KiwiTT
07-08-2003, 05:36 PM
Me too!! for my .net.nz address as opposed to .co.nz. I simply through it out.

This has now been referred to the Commerce Commission by Domainz as well. You may also want to complain to the Commission.

stu140103
07-08-2003, 05:47 PM
IT is a Another SCAM!! From the USA you can read more about it
here (http://www.aardvark.co.nz/daily/2003/0806.shtml)

Biggles
07-08-2003, 05:49 PM
Gentlemen, read up:

Domain Names NZ falls foul of DNC (http://computerworld.co.nz/webhome.nsf/UNID/021C5EBCE4380F8ACC256D7900166B69!opendocument)

stu140103
08-08-2003, 01:44 PM
more on this Domain name scammer old hand (http://computerworld.co.nz/webhome.nsf/NL/3182CB78821D3CD9CC256D7B00123275)

beama
08-08-2003, 02:49 PM
bookmarks lol

pcworld nz has a article on this very scam on their web site