New gTLD implicated in Macaulay Culkin “death”, but journalists get it all wrong

by Kevin Murphy
A cybersquatted domain in a new gTLD was deployed to perpetrate a hoax about the death Macaulay Culkin at the weekend, but reports insisted on adding a “.com” to the name. A prankster set up a fake news report at, which was registered via Domains By Proxy on November 5, reporting the former child actor had been found dead at 34 in his apartment.Read the full article