[svlug] Chinese Domain Name?

Gary Sandine gars at laclinux.com
Mon Sep 27 22:06:32 PDT 2010


On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 09:58:10PM -0700, John Conover wrote:
> I own the domain johncon.com, (registered through NetSol in 1992.)
> I just got notified by a Chinese domain registrar that someone had
> applied for johncon.com.cn, etc.
> Is that going to be a problem for me if I let them register the
> ".cn" domain names?

This is probably a scam by a (fake?) registrar hoping you will
register the .cn name through them.

I was contacted in the same way a few years ago about a .com domain
name that I own.  The .cn equivalent is still not registered....

Gary S.

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