Friday, November 14, 2008

York is domain-squatting?

This is weird. I went to go to CUPE 3903's website (, and accidentally punched in Previously when I've done this, the URL has gone to the default search page as no one has the domain.

Until today when I tried it, and got to here:

Nice use of students' tuition dollars, eh?


Altavistagoogle said...

The redirect is too clever for the University, probably a student I would guess.

ADHR said...

You're probably right, now that I've checked the registration. York's domains are all registered through themselves and the DNS servers are all York serves; this one was registered through Namespro. If the university was playing this game, I don't think they'd be trying to hide it this much.