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Just got F*CKED Over by RegisterFly.com

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Diamond Damien, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. Diamond Damien

    Diamond Damien Owner BlackHatWorld Staff Member Jr. VIP

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    I'm sure everyone's heard about them and what a crappy company they are. They steal peoples domain names and also charge people's credit cards several times for nothing. When people do a charge back they hold the domains hostage and tell the customers they have to pay them even more money if they want to have their domains back. I'm surprised the FBI has not raided the company. If they were selling phyiscal goods it would long be shut down.

    Unfortunately I did not move fast enough and just lost over 70 good white hat domain names :( Support won't answer my tickets or if they do they say I need to re-submit a new ticket to a different cue...which is does not make any sense at all. Anyways live and learn. I am thinking about joining the class action lawsuit against registerfly. You can read more about it here http://www.registerfly-lawsuit.com
     
  2. turnkeytraders

    turnkeytraders Registered Member

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    Now thats some stupid bs right there! I am glad I decided to not register any domains with registerfly. Sorry to hear that for you Dave
     
  3. matrics

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    I'm sorry to hear about you; it's been common knowledge for quite some time (a year at least) that reg-fly had become part of the domain registering ghetto. ICANN has even revoked their accreditation I believe and I don't think they've done that before with ANYONE.
     
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    Dave if you had knew that RegisterFly is such a crappy company then why did you buy domains from this company? Just a question since you know exactly what the company does to get money and domains.

    Sincerely,
    David Clark
     
  5. Diamond Damien

    Diamond Damien Owner BlackHatWorld Staff Member Jr. VIP

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    I purchased the domain names about two years ago when things were okay for the most part. Sure some customers complained about registerfly but nothing like they do now.

    If I had known that registerfly was going to be in the state they are now I would never have signed up.
    Around Jan of this year, the CEO fired all of its employees except a handful I think it was like 4-8 people. ICANN just recently pulled the plug on registerfly's license...they are in appeals now stalling for more time.

    The owner uses the money to buy prostitues and a $6,000 chiwawa --This is a fact I'm not making anything up! Just do a search on google. registerfly scam and you'll see what I mean.
     
  6. UnblockTheBlocked

    UnblockTheBlocked Newbie

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    What a waste on money. I am starting a few projects now that will need no more than $10-$20 each and will make a few hundred dollars a month. If i had $6000 i couldn't imagine how much money I would roll in.
     
  7. Sam

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    Ouch, that sucks.
     
  8. web_i

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    Yikes, and it had the blessing of ICANN too :eek: . Was there any possibility of registering directly with ICANN?
     
  10. vincent

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    That absolutely sucks man. I'm sorry to hear that.
     
  11. unitedcrown

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    every1 is getting it without the lube who registered there
     
  12. afpromo

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    its just a shame
     
  13. afpromo

    afpromo Newbie

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    Thanks for the video web i
     
  14. FEAR

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    i thought the same thing had happened to me, one of my domains was reported for link spamming and my host seized all my domains and were refusing to give them back, they wouldnt even let me retrieve my sites and databases that were hosted on their servers but luckily they seen sense in the end and i got them back :D

    keep complaining and if that doesnt work threaten with legal action, report them to ICANN etc...
    they might just change their mind if you can cause enough trouble for them ;)
     
  15. FEAR

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    whoops it seems ICANN has already taken action against RegisterFly :D

     
  16. Success Hunter

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    I got screwed by those bastards too, I had to cancel my credit card to stop them from charging me, I hope they burn in hell
     
  17. ronsard

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    godaddy picked up a lot of the registerfly mess...did you get your domains back from them.

    (not that i like godaddy much better. try dynadot.com instead, although they are not so good for the blackhat stuff - moniker is better for that.)