Preventing Law Firm Identity Theft

Fake law firms are on the rise…

While no one domain name extension can be completely immune to scammers or solve the problem of website fraud, one thought to help minimize the risk to consumers is to ensure that certain verification and transparency safeguards are put in place for legal services websites.

While such safeguards being approved for all domains—such as .com—is not on the horizon, the new gTLDs provide the legal profession a unique opportunity to adopt a restricted domain name where professional verification is required and proxy/privacy services are not permitted.


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