An anonymous person recently registered domains that appear to be affiliated with npm, Inc., and in recent days has contacted some npm users to promote a commercial service that our users could confuse for an npm, Inc. product.
npm, Inc. is not affiliated with this individual, we do not endorse these actions, and we are taking action to protect our users and defend our intellectual property rights.
This is what we know:
A few weeks ago, an unknown party registered the domains
npm-js.com. They are hosted on DigitalOcean behind the Cloudflare CDN.
npm, Inc. is not affiliated with these domain names, which we believe are an intentional attempt to confuse npm users as to their association with npm, Inc. They are a violation of npm’s
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