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abc NEWS

"Latest Breaking News"

  http://abcnews.com.co
Summary:

Fake news site with a misleading name and logo.  Much of the site’s content is nonsensical filler and appears to be computer generated.

Contact information for the site is listed as the headquarters of the Westboro Baptist Church.

Excerpts from a Washington Post interview with site owner Paul Horner:

My sites were picked up by Trump supporters all the time. I think Trump is in the White House because of me. His followers don’t fact-check anything — they’ll post everything, believe anything. His campaign manager posted my story about a protester getting paid $3,500 as fact. Like, I made that up. I posted a fake ad on Craigslist.

 

I know ways of getting hooked up under different names and sites. So probably if they cracked down, I would try different things. I have at least 10 sites right now. If they crack down on a couple, I’ll just use others.

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WHOIS Info: (fetched August 28, 2017, 6:50 pm)
Domain Change Date 2016-10-04
Domain Creation Date 2015-10-26
Domain Registrar .CO Internet, S.A.S.

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Domain Name: ABCNEWS.COM.CO
Domain ID: D70484208-CO
Sponsoring Registrar: EURODNS SA
Sponsoring Registrar IANA ID: 1052
Registrar URL (registration services): whois.eurodns.com
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited
Registrant ID: EDS_R15004636
Registrant Name: Horner Paul
Registrant Address1: 402 North 10th Street
Registrant City: Phoenix
Registrant Postal Code: 85006
Registrant Country: United States
Registrant Country Code: US
Registrant Phone Number: +48.07750365
Registrant Email: [email protected]
Administrative Contact ID: EDS_A15004636
Administrative Contact Name: Horner Paul
Administrative Contact Address1: 402 North 10th Street
Administrative Contact City: Phoenix
Administrative Contact Postal Code: 85006
Administrative Contact Country: United States
Administrative Contact Country Code: US
Administrative Contact Phone Number: +48.07750365
Administrative Contact Email: [email protected]
Billing Contact ID: EDS_BILLING
Billing Contact Name: Julien Franck
Billing Contact Organization: EuroDNS S.A.
Billing Contact Address1: 2, rue Leon Laval
Billing Contact City: Leudelange
Billing Contact State/Province: -
Billing Contact Postal Code: L-3372
Billing Contact Country: Luxembourg
Billing Contact Country Code: LU
Billing Contact Phone Number: +352.2637252
Billing Contact Facsimile Number: +352.26372537
Billing Contact Email: [email protected]
Technical Contact ID: EDS_T15004636
Technical Contact Name: Horner Paul
Technical Contact Address1: 402 North 10th Street
Technical Contact City: Phoenix
Technical Contact Postal Code: 85006
Technical Contact Country: United States
Technical Contact Country Code: US
Technical Contact Phone Number: +48.07750365
Technical Contact Email: [email protected]
Name Server: NS1.SUPEROFFICIALNEWS.COM
Name Server: NS2.SUPEROFFICIALNEWS.COM
Created by Registrar: 101DOMAIN GRS LIMITED
Last Updated by Registrar: EURODNS SA
Last Transferred Date: Tue Oct 04 06:07:19 GMT 2016
Domain Registration Date: Mon Oct 26 21:56:34 GMT 2015
Domain Expiration Date: Wed Oct 25 23:59:59 GMT 2017
Domain Last Updated Date: Tue Oct 04 06:26:19 GMT 2016
DNSSEC: false

>>>> Whois database was last updated on: Mon Aug 28 18:47:43 GMT 2017 <<<<
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