Kieran McCarthy, the author of the book is a former News Editor on Techworld - one of our other sites where you'll find articles on networking technology, product reviews, how-to pieces and the latest news. click here to go through to the Techworld site for more information
Just to clarify - the story (and email) concerns the battle for ownership of that particular domain and an extremely profitable website. I don't think for a moment that those responsible for sending the email were intending to encourage visits to the actual site in question.
and like simonjary I'm sorry for the confusion it's obviously caused.
Simon has clarified the position, and I suggest we talk about something else, such as how to build a rowing boat in twelve hours flat - it's raining like it's never rained before where I am now, and I swear I just saw an old guy leading some animals into a barge-like thing.