Spam scum: Chinese registrar IISP.HK sends out .XYZ spam to harvested WHOIS emails!

Two years ago, the Chinese domain IISP.HK ( NiceNIC ) casually copied two dozen DomainGang articles verbatim. After we complained, they took that content down. Today, they sent out a spam email , promoting $2 dollar .XYZ domains to email addresses directly harvested from the WHOIS information of domains. According to Japan-stationed domain investor, David J. Walker , in Japan and China, domain registrants don’t really care about the actual TLD ; they will .CN, .co.JP, .CC, .info or .biz as long as it’s cheap; the .XYZ is clearly taking advantage of that mentality by offering […]