Domain Name

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Full Title or Meme

The Domain Name is purchased from a registrar that is licensed by ICANN to be part of the Domain Name System.



  • The mapping from a Domain Name to a legal entity starts with the registrar's entry. But from there it can migrate in unforeseen ways.
  • The Me2B alliance started to map some of the ways that Domain Names can be left dangling and then snapped up by fraudsters.[1]


  1. Me2B Alliance FBI releases 2021 Cybercrime Report highlighting magnitude of Business Email Compromise (BEC) risks, reinforcing the importance of Me2BA’s research on the threats posed by Dangling Domains (2022-04-17)