domain kiting

domain kiting

Continuously cancelling and re-registering the same domain name. Domain kiting takes advantage of the five day grace period a registrant has after registering a domain name. Domain kiting is done to draw revenue from ads without paying for the domain registration. See domain tasting.
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The report examines how brandjacking tactics -- such as cybersquatting, false association, pay-per-click (PPC) fraud, domain kiting, objectionable content, unauthorized sales channels and phishing -- have changed over the past year.
Also known as domain kiting, domain tasting is a process by which individuals or businesses register a domain, determine its value based on traffic, and within the ICANN five-day-add grace period, choose to keep the domain or return it for a full refund.
Instances of domain kiting dropped to a yearly low of 9,426 in Q4.
The decline in domain kiting is closely linked with multiple aggressive, successful lawsuits filed by large brand holders against enabling registrars.
The report also shows recent and significant drops in domain kiting and related pay-per-click fraud, indicating that aggressive legal action on the part of brandholders as well as ICANN scrutiny are proving effective in deterring specific brandjacking techniques.
The report examines how brandjacking tactics--such as cybersquatting, false association, payper-click (PPC) fraud, domain kiting, objectionable content, unauthorized sales channels and phishing--have changed over the past year.
Cybersquatting, domain kiting and pay-per-click abuse continue to exploit brands, evidence suggests seasonal brandjacking trends
Instances of domain kiting were down 48 percent in Q3 but still up 78 percent for 2007; with the recent decline likely related to increased litigation by brand holders.
Report Reveals Cybersquatting Poses Greatest Threat to Brands, Phishing and Domain Kiting Are on the Rise, and Financial Services and Media Companies Are Top Targets
The report examines the ever-adaptive tactics of brandjackers such as cybersquatting, false association, pay-per-click (PPC) fraud, domain kiting, objectionable content, unauthorized sales channels and phishing.
ICANN will continue to be exploited through loopholes, and domain kiting will continue to be a problem.
He noted that ICA has taken a strong stand against cybersquatting and domain kiting, advocating that a registrant has the responsibility to pay the registration cost of a domain name when used beyond the applicable add/grace period.