Questions to Ask Oversee CEO

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Oversee.net LogoMike Berkens told me that he and some other South Florida domain investors will be meeting with Oversee.net CEO Jeff Kupietzky this evening in Boca Raton, Florida. Since I can’t be in Florida, I wrote a list of questions that I shared with Mike that I would like to see answered.

I think it’s good that Jeff is reaching out, and obviously this is going to be a casual get together rather than a grilling. Additionally, I am sure he won’t be able to address any of the legal issues surrounding the case, so there really isn’t a point in asking those questions.

  • When did Oversee learn about bidding by an employee?
  • How did Oversee learn that an employee had been bidding?
  • Why did nobody ever investigate bidder “halvarez” after so many complaints over the years?
  • Did Oversee executives ever try to speak to or meet with “halvarez” who accounted for a % of Snapnames revenue?
  • What measures are in place to ensure insider bidding doesn’t happen again?
  • How can domain investors trust Snapnames/Oversee when we were assured halvarez was a real bidder for several years?

16 COMMENTS

  1. ” I am sure he won’t be able to address any of the legal issues surrounding the case, so there really isn’t a point in asking those questions. ”

    If you know that than you know non of these will be answered either. Maybe a little PR as to it wont happen again, otherwise I would be shocked to see any answered straight.

  2. I hope they can, be nice to hear specifically what has be implemented.

    Also glad to see someone ask the tough questions Elliot, good stuff.

  3. @ Josh

    Sadly, these should be the softball questions. Mike’s sent the questions to Jeff, so hopefully he will address them and Mike or someone else will post the answers.

  4. I did but didn’t shoot any video.

    Nothing about SnapNames was brought up during the meetup. I am meeting with Jeff for lunch tomorrow but have a strong feeling that questions about SnapNames is off limits.

  5. Which leads me to assume once a registrar like netsol for example shifted control to snap a close eye was not kept on what happened to the name.. or was it?

    I bet Nelson has so much crap on so many big players there’s likely a secret hope nothing comes out ever.

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