[svlug] Hi, Who know EBLug East Bay LUG? - domain expired?
jesse650 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 22:48:30 PST 2011
I just wanted to let everyone know that the 'redemption period' fees
at godaddy.com is ***$80***.
I did not want to pay that so I ran the clock down (yes 75 days) one
of my domains, then re-registered it under another registrar.
On 2/25/11, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting James Briggs (james at ActionMessage.com):
>> FYI: eblug.org expired on 02/15/2011 and is pending renewal or deletion.
> I strongly recommend that each LUG or other technical organisation
> relying on an Internet domain have at least a few people running
> 'domain-check' as a weekly cronjob to remind them of pending renewals.
> Experience shows that relying on just the domain registrar's renewal
> notices is risky, because inevitably the parties involved find ways to
> blackhole, misdeliver, or ignore the notices -- followed by massive
> confusion and difficulty taking corrective action when the domain
> accidentally expires. (Notice that NetSol have taken the scummy step
> of concealing upon expiration the Registrant, Tech Contact, Admin
> Contact, and Billing Contact within the public WHOIS, making it
> difficult for concerned parties to get their attention and tell them to
> renew their damned domain NOW, while they still can.)
>  The Perl version, not the shell one.
>  In the first 40 days, the domain can be renewed by just paying the
> normal renewal. Some registrars will accept renewal money from anyone;
> others won't. Next 30 days ('redemption period'), additional fees are
> required. Last 5 days ('locked'), domain is in deletion phase. 75 days
> out, it lapses back to unregistered and can be grabbed.
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