“You are a Victim of Domain Name Theft. Now What?”

revision_legalfrom Revision Legal published a blog post called “You are a Victim of Domain Name Theft. Now What?”.

Here are a few tips suggested by Eric to help you deal with domain name theft:

  1. Track Your Steps
    To narrow the scope of the required search, you should carefully track your interactions with your domains to determine the time they were stolen.
  2. Secure Other Accounts
    Once one of your accounts has been compromised, you should assume your other online accounts are equally damaged.
  3. Contact An Attorney
    It is likely you will first contact your registrar to complain about your missing domains. […], most registrars will not take any affirmative action to protect your domains without proof the domains are subject to litigation.
    As a result, it is imperative that you contact an attorney to file suit as soon as possible. Once a lawsuit is filed, registrars will usually place domains on an administrative lock to prevent further transfer.

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Revision Legal was founded in 2012 with a concentration in intellectual property, e-commerce, internet law, and litigation. The firm has recovered over $3.5 million worth of domain names.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.

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