• Report: #983340

Complaint Review: Register.com

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  • Submitted: Mon, December 17, 2012
  • Updated: Mon, December 17, 2012

  • Reported By: Cheryl — Sooke British Columbia Canada
Register.com
Internet United States of America

Register.com places your private, personal info online when you cancel your account unless you pay them a monthly fee to keep your info from the public eye. They threaten " To help protect against identity theft Internet

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I closed my company and cancelled my account with Register.com months ago. I continued to receive frequent emails from Register.com. Eventually I received an email informing me ALL PRIVATE AND PERSONAL INFORMATION I had ever given Register.com WOULD NOW BE PLACED ON THE INTERNET FOR THE PUBLIC TO SEE!! I telephoned Register.com to enquire and clarify this. I was told I would need to pay a monthly fee "to help protect against identity theft, we strongly suggest that you protect your personal information." 

My company no longer exists yet I am required to pay Register.com a monthly fee? This is BLACKMAIL! The customer service agent informed me this is "common practice."
 
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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/17/2012 01:49 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Registercom/internet/Registercom-places-your-private-personal-info-online-when-you-cancel-your-account-unles-983340. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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