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AlterNIC Back from the Dead?

Posted on 04/10/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Network Solutions chief ‘enemy’, AlterNIC may be on the rise again, as Jason Hendeles, former business partner of Eugene Kashpureff, seeks to revive its once powerful status. Kashpureff, who is still waiting on a sentence for his computer fraud conviction resulting from when he hijacked InterNIC users and redirected …
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Domain Hijacker Brought to Ground

Posted on 03/19/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff, known for redirecting InterNIC site visitors to his own site, AlterNIC, plead guilty to charges of wire and computer fraud. He will face a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.…
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Kashpureff Ready to Face the Music

Posted on 12/17/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff said ‘forget it’ to the Canadian system when he was granted the right to oppose his extradition. Instead, he should be in the hands of the FBI by Friday. Once back in the US, Kashpureff will face wire and computer fraud charges after hijacking the site visitors of …
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AlterNIC’s Founder Still Awaiting Extradition Hearings

Posted on 11/13/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff’s hearing for extradition from Canada to FBI officials was delayed to December 12th. Kashpureff is wanted by the FBI for hijacking the site visitors of InterNIC (Network Solution’s domain name system) to his own domain name system, AlterNIC. The internet visitors were shown a brief message of protest, …
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Kashpureff’s Canadian Court Problems Still Not Over

Posted on 11/11/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff has bounced around the Canadian Court system since Halloween, but the ironic part of his plight is that the country wants to get rid of him. Kashpureff has been pushed back and forth between the immigration officials who want to deport him and the court system trying to …
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Kashpureff Still In Canadian Jail

Posted on 11/05/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

After spending a few minutes in front of the judge today’s, the only thing Kashpureff knows for sure is that he won’t be going home any time soon. He was to be sent back to his cell to wait for deportation to the US, where the FBI waits to charge …
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Kashpureff Is Charged

Posted on 11/03/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Federal government has filed charges of wire and computer fraud against Eugene Kashpureff for hijacking InterNIC visitors and sending them to his own site, AlterNIC. The internet users, once at Kashpureff’s site, were shown his protest propaganda, with a ‘click here to go back to InterNIC’s site’ button. The …
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US Feds Pick Up AlterNIC Founder in Canada

Posted on 11/03/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The FBI finally caught up with Eugene Kashpureff and arrested him in Toronto today for hijacking InterNIC’s site address and sending browsers to his own site, AlterNIC, instead. Network Solutions (InterNIC’s ‘owner’) recently filed civil charges against Kashpureff, but dropped them and settled out of court when he publicly apologized.…
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Network Solutions Pushes For Computer Upgrades

Posted on 08/15/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

After Eugene Kashpureff’s hack on InterNIC (Network Solution’s name server system), the company sent out a patch that would help solve the open vulnerabilities in systems and keep such hacks from happening again. Network Solutions shows disappointment that most administrators have not installed the patch.…
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Eugene Kashpureff Apologizes

Posted on 08/04/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Kashpureff, the founder of AlterNIC and the one who launched a hack attack on Network Solutions InterNIC name server system, publicly apologized for his action and vowed he’d ‘never do it again.‘ Kashpureff also claims he will not give up the fight to keep companies like Network Solutions from owning …
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Network Solutions Opts Out of Court Battle

Posted on 08/01/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The battle between Network Solutions and AlterNIC took a step outside the courts today as Network Solutions canceled a court hearing for a restraining order against AlterNIC founder, Eugene Kashpureff.…
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Network Solutions Lacks Evidence in Case Against AlterNIC

Posted on 07/23/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In the alternative-domain-name-battle, Network Solutions tried to convince a Federal Judge to grant a restraining order against Eugene Kashpureff, founder of the radical AlterNIC service, who had recently launched hack attacks against InterNIC’s name server system. The Judge told Network Solutions that it was clear that damage had been done, …
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NASA.com Up And Running Again

Posted on 07/18/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

NASA.com had been shut down on orders from NASA officials to InterNIC. Host.net’s complaints did nothing to get the site back online again, but a call to AlterNIC did produce a hack that would temporarily put the site back online to about 80% of users.…
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AlterNIC Shut-Down – Network Solutions Sues

Posted on 07/13/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

After ‘hijacking’ the InterNIC database for two weeks, Eugene Kaspureff, founder of the radical AlterNIC service, finally shut down his DNS hack when he was named in a civil lawsuit from Network Solutions.…
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Hack Used to Advance Alternative TLDs

Posted on 06/29/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff, founder of Alternic, a service that operates alternative TLDs, recently claimed to have written a hack that would push his alternative TLDs to 90% of website users. These alternative TLDs have never been popular because of limited DNS resolution on the Internet. Kashpureff’s hack is a DNS exploit, …
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Top Level Domain ‘.WEB’ Being Fought Over

Posted on 02/24/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As the IAHC tries to add seven new TLDs to the online world, web designer and domain owner Chris Ambler claims ownership of one of the proposed TLDs, the .web domain. Ambler purchased the .web domain through AlterNic, a self-proclaimed registry hoping to overpass IAHC’s standards, and claims that IANA …
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New TLDs Courtesy of Alternative Companies

Posted on 08/03/1996 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Frustrated with Network Solutions hold on the .com, .net, and .org domains, two companies (Macro Computer Systems and Alternic) have begun creating a series of new TLDs (top-level domain names) and are selling them directly to users. Only those sold through Network Solutions are officially recognized by InterNIC and the …
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