In the early days of the Internet in Austin, Texas I registered a domain name "austin.com" and hosted it at Real/Time Communications. The untrustworthy system administrators, George Wenzel and Bob Gustwick, transferred the domain name without my knowledge or consent to Bob as they had root access to my server. Then a few years ago, George had guilt pangs and sent me this message on LinkedIn. I'm still pretty upset that they stole this domain name away from me. If they were decent folks they would give it back. I'm not making this up. It pretty much tarnishes the austin.com domain forever that it was ill gotten like this.
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- You should definitely pursue getting that back!Nov 15, 2013
- I would just type up a C&D and post it in that message as a reply.
That is worth a lot of money today!Nov 15, 2013
- Lifelong Texan, never heard of that domain name, just saw the site, not impressed, doesn't look like current domain holders are doing much with it or creating much value of their own. A great site is a great site - this one isn't one - I say it's best to move onward and upward. Screw 'em.Nov 16, 2013
- Theives! They stole a million dollar domain name from me.Nov 15, 2015
- Time for a lawsuit. There's no way I'd let this go.Nov 15, 2015