BizTerm Definition
Domain Slamming
Short Definition
Fraudulent Domain registration
Full Definition

Occurs when domain name registrars cause domain name owners to change their domain name registration from their existing company upon renewal by using misrepresentation and false advertising such as sending "Expiration Notices". Consumers pay the notice, without realizing that they have just requested the transfer of a domain to a new company. The name was coined from "phone slamming," the illegal practice conducted by long distance companies to scam consumers into switching their long distance services. When domain registration companies

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