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msg:4271866
 10:40 pm on Feb 24, 2011 (gmt 0)

I received this email and honestly I still do not know what it means. Changed "example" for the name of my domain (com/net/org/mobi/info).

We are the department of registration service in China, we have something need to confirm with you. We formally received an application on [some date]. One company which self-styled "[Some Interested Company Name]" are applying to register "example" as brand name and CN domain names as below:

example.asia
example.cn
example.com.cn
example.com.hk
example.com.tw
example.hk
example.in
example.net.cn
example.org.cn
example.tw

After our initial examination, we found that the brand name applied for registration are as same as your company's name and trademark. These days we are dealing with it, hope to get the affirmation from your company. If your company and this "[Some Interested Company Name]" as the same company,there is no need reply to us,we will accept their application and will register those for them immediately.


If your company has no relationships with that company nor do not authorized,please reply to us within 7 workdays,if we can't get any information from yours over 7 workdays,we will unconditionally approve the application submitted by "[Some Interested Company Name]".


What could I do of this? My first thought it is just a bait to try and sell me some domains I have no use for.
Please delete this message if against TOS. It includes portions of an email message.

 

LifeinAsia




msg:4271871
 10:51 pm on Feb 24, 2011 (gmt 0)

It's an old marketing tool slash scam to get people to register domain names. I get messages like this every few months. There are also several threads here about it.

If you want to go ahead and register some the domains, doing so with another company would probably be cheaper.

HuskyPup




msg:4272543
 8:53 pm on Feb 25, 2011 (gmt 0)

Yep, sales scam. I once had an e-mail saying that someone wanted to register example.cn/asia/in/etc however I already owned them all so their reseach was pretty crap!

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