[photo] Mark Jeftovic

easyDNS CEO, Career Contrarian & AntiGuru

Registrars that complied with “shakedown” requests may now be in violation of ICANN Transfers Policy

City of London Police Shakedown Request in progress

City of London Police Shakedown Request in progress

At the time we posted Whatever Happened To Due Process we were unaware that we were just one of many registrars receiving these notices from the London (UK) Police.

We have since been made aware that this was part of a larger initiative against the BitTorrent space as a whole, and that most if not all of the other registrars in receipt of the same email as us folded rather quickly and acquiesced to the shakedown orders.

Since there were no charges against any of the domains and no court orders, … Read the rest

Whatever Happened to “Due Process” ?

This morning I received the following email:Screen Shot 2013-10-08 at 10.16.46 AM

Classification: NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED

Dear Sir or Madam,

Re: Website domain name suspension request #2

On the 24th September 2013, EasyDNS Technologies was emailed a domain suspension request for the following domain(s) that to date we have not received a reply nor seen action taken:

[redacted].com [IP redacted]

The domain(s) continues to be accessible by members of the public and is still making illicit financial gains for the criminals operating it.

It would be appreciated if you would respond either positively or negatively to this request confirming if you will assist

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Infographic: The System of The World

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 1.00.43 PMRead the rest This is The System Of The World.

It lays out in logical frankness how the various layers of the facade we call “democracy” and “free markets” interoperate and together create a grotesque caricature of the ideals they purport to serve and keep us all enslaved.

Join me on a trip through The System.

This Gold Bear Market is Ending, not Starting

Screen Shot 2013-05-20 at 9.35.37 PMYou could probably beat the averages your entire investing career by simply keeping in mind two famous utterances ( which say essentially the same thing):

#1 Jesse Livermore said it first when he opined

“There are two emotions in investing:

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Bitcoin Part 3: Why “This Time It Really Is Different”

This is the third article in my introductory exploration of Bitcoin here on Wealth.net. Part 1 and Part 2 were written in the wake of the big Bitcrash and it is interesting to observe that rather than “going to zero” …… Read the rest

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