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    GoDaddy sues Verisign over Sitefinder | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 6 comments | Search Discussion
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    Verisign direct porn mistypes to my site
    by WIPOorgUK on Tuesday September 23 2003, @01:38AM (#12285)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    People wrongly typing in a porn site name are given my personal family site (Skilful.com) by Verisign. It contains picture of one of my daughters - and eventually will have more of the rest of family - so this is not the sort of traffic I want.

    http://sitefinder.verisign.com/lpc?url=www,skilful hands.com&host=www,skilfulhands.com

    I wrote about this on forum.icann.org/offtopic - Chris Ambler also saw this as an undesired effect of mistypes - so put it on onthenet.ambler.net

    Chris had a reply (from webspit) - so thought I better responsed to it right here, just in case there are others with a similar line of thought to him.

    It is waste of time replying direct (at onthenet.ambler.net), it can be seen webspit will not likely have the intelligence to understand - and will start flaming.

    He says, "some irresponsible parent put a photo of his daughter on the net then he shouldn't moan when the inevitable happens and pervs start drooling over it. Would he allow his daughter to walk around a mental institution for convicted sex offenders without any protection? If not then why expose her to the internet? Having said that I don't think he's a lot to worry about she looks a bit bland and has the brain-dead look of they typical arts student.".

    We can see from the insults whom the brain-dead person is.

    Objective response:

    Had I put pictures of my daughter on a porn site then he might have a point.

    Had I used porn name for my website then he might have a point.

    Had I used porn type meta tags then he might have a point.

    Had I registered on search engines as a porn site then he might have a point.

    etc. etc.

    He has no point at all.

    A proud father places pictures of his daughters on the web for the world to see - and webspit says I should not complain when Verisign sends a load of w*nk*rs to have a look.

    Is there anybody else of this sick view?
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