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- noun Same as
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- verb Present participle of
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In a related discussion on Slashdot, solprovider points out that ICANN's new policy may also put an end to what Network Solutions describes as "domain kiting," where several (possibly related) companies keep passing domain registrations from one to the next by taking advantage of the free grace period, effectively preventing the domains from ever being available to the public.
The RCMP say cheque-kiting is a fraudulent act whereby cash is recorded in more than one bank account, but in reality, the cash is either non-existent or is in transit.
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Registrars involved in kiting scam, register thousands of domains against the large amount of money they deposit with Registry.
I worked for a couple of banks in the mid-1970s, and our interpretation of check kiting is precisely what is being reported today.
Paterson said the state would be breaking the law by "kiting" - writing bad checks - if it sends out the payments in full.
NY Daily News 2009
These were the really slow and toxic kind, and Glok gave us all a lesson in kiting.
Chaotic Crossfire nathreee 2008
This practice, known as kiting, still boggles my mind.
Lessons Lernt 2008
And not only that the knowledge of surfing with the dragon and the parachute (kiteboarding), also known as kiting, driving attractive to travel on the sea, but also on snow, ice, sand consolidated basis or even a meadow.
When an individual consumer uses a new credit card to pay off astounding debt from an old credit card, it's akin to check kiting, which is is illegal.
WordPress.com News 2008
The pioneering Englishman began kiteboarding eight years ago, and he's not alone in his passion for "kiting" — the new extreme sport du jour for entrepreneurs and the all-around super-wealthy not to mention the upcoming aspirants.
The Sky's the Limit! A.J. Baime 2010