[photo] Mark Jeftovic

easyDNS CEO, Career Contrarian & AntiGuru

I almost invented Shazam

Screen Shot 2015-01-23 at 1.02.27 PM   Many years ago I was ostensibly on the advisory board of a company called “Predixis”, (later MusicIP). They were a service that had digitized a boatload of music and their raison d’etre was to be able to predict, based on what songs were in your library, what other songs you would like.

Try as I might I could never really get galvanized around this idea. It worked ok. I ran my band The Parkdale Hookers through it and it came back with The D4. Well done. But I still never got really excited, not enough to sell my … Read the rest

We Are Living In A State Of Keynesian “Bliss”

Original Artwork by Joe Deagnon / ChickenOutfit.com

John Maynard Keynes is the grandfather of all modern mainstream economic thought.  Richard Nixon was famously attributed as saying, “We are all Keynesians now” whilst slamming shut the gold window and launching the era of global fiat money. (Nixon didn’t …… Read the rest

City of London PIPCU Sending “Notices Of Criminality” To Registrars

franz-kafkaAs mentioned in our recent back-and-forth with the US FDA, we recently received the following Notice of Criminality from the City of London PIPCU:

Classification: NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED
Dear Sir or Madam,

Notice of Criminality

[domain name redacted by easyDNS]

EASYDNS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Receipt of this email serves as notice that the aforementioned domain, managed by EASYDNS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 28/03/2014 is being used to facilitate criminal activity, including offences under:

Fraud Act 2006
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
Serious Crime Act 2007

We respectfully request that EASYDNS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. give consideration to your ongoing business relationship with the

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My Ice-Bucket Challenge

They finally caught up with me…..

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Here’s Why We Took Down A Pharmacy Domain Without A Court Order.

Update – Aug 22, 2014 – Second FDA Takedown Request Declined

Two days ago the FDA sent us a list of 29 more domain names they would like us to take down. The list included 8 domains owned by a Canadian business we know to be operating lawfully that we brought up for discussion purposes with the FDA in the course of our talks.

We were somewhat taken aback to see the inclusion of this business' domains in their list considering that it is not an online pharmacy, does not deal in materials which are controlled substances anywhere in the … Read the rest

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