ArsTechnica: “Keeping Networok Solutions from Cashing In On Your Subdomains“:
Earlier this week, a report at TechCrunch pointed out that a number of subdomains at GotGame.com pointed to generic Network Solutions pages with spammy text links. A number of observers across the Internet found other sites that were hosted through Network Solutions and experiencing the same issue. It appeared as if Network Solutions was taking advantage of its customers by hijacking subdomains and profiting from them without the domain owners’ permission.
Well, it turns out that that’s not entirely true.