The majority of the imposter domains discussed in this report belong to companies or individuals associated with “pay per click” marketing schemes. This is evidenced by the nameservers the domains are hosted on.
Domain Sponsor is a pay-per-click company that hosts an unusually high number of imposter sites. Here is a list of imposter sites specifically tied to Domain Sponsor. These listings were current during the research period ending June 30, 2005.
A new report issued today by the World Privacy Forum in advance of the March 1 rollout of free credit reports to Midwestern U.S. residents shows that consumers may be better off calling or mailing for their federally mandated free credit report instead of going online for it.
The World Privacy Forum urges consumers who qualify  to order a federally mandated free annual credit report  to call the toll free number (877-322-8228) instead of ordering their free credit report online. Calling the toll free number exposes consumers to fewer potential hazards than ordering online.  Consumers who try to use the official online site www.annualcreditreport.com may encounter numerous challenges, some of them potentially serious.