Belgium sees surge in number of hijacked domain names

Jul

26

2016

The Belgian Economic Inspection reports that it detects a surge in the number of hijacked domain names. The public would be far four times more domain names are taken offline than in the whole 2015.

domain name be belgium This involves both .be domains and .eu domains, so writes De Morgen. In total there are 1325 sites, whose name is withdrawn by the Economic Inspection. In 2015, were there has 328. According to the rise a spokesman for the service that website owners often forget to renew their domain name, so it can be taken over by a third party.

So often prevent the domain of a company would suddenly offer a webshop appears fakes. Economic Inspectorate then retrieves these websites offline. This makes the service as a result of investigation on its own motion, but also in response to reports from consumers.

According to De Morgen see the inspectors of the public that often are sent counterfeit goods sold via online shops in China. The domain names of online stores which are often registered with fake identity.

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