What is “Insider Domain Theft”?
Theft of an organization’s domain name or website by a shareholder, employee, or contractor. Insider domain theft is one of the most common forms of domain theft. The World Religious Travel Association was a victim of insider domain theft.
Enrico Schaefer, trial attorney and Internet law expert: "URL theft by a partner or co-owner is perhaps the most common example of domain name theft. Domain names stolen in this fashion account for about 25% of the calls and emails we receive in the domain theft area."
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Criminal Investigation Requests Sent to Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding Theft of WRTA Domain Name, Email Communications, and Other Corporate Assets
Criminal investigation requests regarding thefts of WRTA's domain name, email communications, email addresses, email accounts, client lists, database and other corporate assets were recently sent to respective law enforcement agencies including FBI and related local police departments.
Updates to continue....