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Ick. In a way, it is a sort of corporate version of those mugshot sites.

I understand a lot of other scams. (Not condone, but I see the attraction of running it.) This one just seems like a lot of work to put into something that I really don't see the targeted companies choosing to go along with. Seems like borrowing a ton of grief - at the very least, they'll be hearing from a bunch of crabby lawyers.




$600 is less than the cost of lawyer time for a worthwhile response, so they may well collect more than we would like to think...


> $600 is less than the cost of lawyer time for a worthwhile response

I'd love to see NewEgg get involved in this. They have a history of going after patent and other legal trolls for the sole purpose of discouraging that type of behaviour. [0]

Sadly, it seems no one has bothered to register newegg.feedback...

[0] https://blog.newegg.com/newegg-vs-patent-trolls-when-we-win-...


It's also about half the cost of starting an ICANN dispute resolution process.... even without a lawyer.


Especially since an ICANN dispute resolution against the registry seems a bit like uncharted waters...


That's a depressingly good point.




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