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The Canadian Federation of Students purchases 15 anti-CFS URL names

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By Alanna Rizza

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) has purchased 15 anti-CFS domain names, according to The Varsity.

The CFS purchased the domaine names in 2008 and 2013. The domain names were registered to and Anna Dubinski, the CFS’ national treasurer from 2014 to 2016.

The Varsity also reported that this was revealed from a Reverse Whois search, a tool to search domain ownership.  The domains purchased included “,” “,” and “” The domain names purchased in 2008 expired in December.

“Buying URLs relating to our name is a common approach that many organizations take,” said CFS national chairperson Bilan Arte in an email to The Eyeopener.

“To my knowledge, we haven’t taken any similar actions other than that.”

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