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Published on Jan 17, 2013
How devastating are consequences of Domain Name Theft? This video provides an overview of an actual domain name theft case: The domain name theft of ReligiousTravelAssociation.com - official company website of WRTA. The video helps publicize the devastating nature, consequences and financial harm of domain name theft, while also providing a gllimpse into how organizations and individuals can become innocent victims of such acts such as having their privacy rights violated. Domain theft is a novel and growing form of business theft. Swift criminal arrest and prosecution of domain thieves is needed. First criminal conviction in U.S. of domain theft occurred on July 22, 2011. The conviction has provided victims and the criminal justice system a precedent and foundation to act upon. 3 major domain theft cases in the U.S. include: Sex.com, P2P.com, ReligiousTravelAssociation.com. As with the WRTA case, domain name theft can often also include stolen websites, stolen emails, intercepted emails, and cybersquatting.