Facebook sues Namecheap to reserve the domain names for allowing users to reserve fraudulent domain names related
to the official Facebook domain.
The company’s Whoisguard proxy service has reserved 45 domain names containing words related to Facebook
And affiliates like in this link
- Facebook says that these domains may fool users and think they are official and affiliated with them, but it is the opposite
- believes that this is a violation of its registered trademark and prohibits any company from using it
- She previously sent a warning to Whoisguard, which did not respond, prompting Facebook to seek legal redress
Namecheap, for its part, says it deals very seriously with complaints of fraud and abuse and is investigating related reports
As for the protected trademarks, they follow the approved standards in this field.
- Phishing domain names are used to launch phishing attacks against users so that their accounts can be stolen across domains similar to the official domains, or they appear to be official.
Facebook filed a lawsuit last October against OnlineNIC
Dozens of scammers, including www–login.com
and hackingface.net, have been booked
Some have also been used for hacking attacks and similar activities.
OnlineNIC has a long history in this area. In 2008,
- the US telecom operator Verizon won more than $ 33 million in compensation.
- She filed a lawsuit against her as she registered 663 domain names
that violated her intellectual property rights.