Domain Name plays an essential role in many businesses – and scammers – today. The purpose of the domain may include online presence, trademark, custom email address, public relations, control on possible domain misuse by third parties, domain hoarding/squatting, domain hijacking, phishing, among others. Practices like hoarding or hijacking are prevalent in many developed countries and slowly creeping into developing countries, either effected by people in developed states or ingenious people in developing countries.
Kenya citizens, among other African citizens, need to understand how to interact with a domain name – while the remark might seem to look down upon African citizens, it is essential to note that the developed countries are equally facing similar challenges regardless of the developed infrastructure and communication channels. As a result, Ong’anya Ombo Advocates LLP will provide 101 Guide Note on interacting with domains and related fields.