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August 29, 2011, 02:05:36 am
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Finally: co.tv cancels free "domain" registration service!

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Certainly took them long enough, but having been the latest service to be bombarded and misused by criminals, it seems at least one of the many heavily abuse providers has seen sense and cancelled the option to create a free "domain" through them.

If you've been taking note, you'll have noticed the sheer volume of hostnames created on *.co.tv that have been involved in fake meds and exploits. Whilst co.tv were responsive, they certainly weren't quick enough to take down offending hostnames/accounts, nor were they at all pro-active (in order to prevent this in the first place). A quick example of those seen includes;

http://hphosts.blogspot.com/2011/08/finally-cotv-cancels-free-domain.html
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Steven Burn
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