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Offline Alan

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site hijacked
« on: March 13, 2011, 12:51:32 PM »
Hello - For the last approximately 24 hours the site unavailable to me because it was hijacked by another site - www.womensfootball.eu brought up a seedy and trashy advertising site, with no forum and only a tiny football content.

Did anyone else suffer or was it only me? :)
Alltid. Uansett.

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2011, 01:05:27 PM »
Hi Alan

It was the same for everybody. Sorry about that...The domain name was pointing to a parking page at the domain registrar as the automatic renewal for the domain name registration had failed to happen. In order to try and make themselves a few cents they point names like that to a page of their own where they get a couple of cents if someone clicks on any of the links. Over thousands of domains I suppose it adds up !

We are renewed for another year now so all should be back to normal..Apologies to all for that..

David

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2011, 04:59:29 PM »
OK David thanks for that and once again thanks for giving us this forum. 
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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2011, 06:42:16 PM »
glad its back, had me worried wed lost it forever.   PS whilst Im a it thanks for your efforts in keeping this site running.  Im a moderator on a mens football site so know how thankless the task can be at times.

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2011, 08:04:13 PM »
OK David thanks for that and once again thanks for giving us this forum.  

I also really appreciate all the work you do to make this forum available to us.  :)

glad its back, had me worried wed lost it forever.

That is what I thought too yesterday.  :(   I've had this site bookmarked for several years now and was a bit shocked when that "seedy and trashy advertising site" came up instead.  :o
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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2011, 11:23:20 PM »
Thanks for the kind words  :)

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2011, 03:32:31 PM »
Great job David. Love the site.

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2013, 04:43:54 PM »
its a great site at the moment and we all want it to remain so....

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2013, 06:28:02 PM »
I echo what others have said. Well done David.

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Re: site hijacked
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2013, 06:15:44 PM »
Thanks all :-)