Tag: domains

December 17, 2007 / / Technical Discussions

I check the whois records for domains reasonably often. Whoisguard type systems are commonly in place to protect the identity of the domain owner. No problems there.

What irks, though, is the people who give completely false information… like this one where the info is incomplete and gives an Australian address yet I know that the actual owner is in India. By saying he’s in Melbourne he aquires a western credibility he perceives as superior to his Indian identity.

February 17, 2007 / / Technical Discussions

There’s a stack of people out there buying up expired domains and selling them on, or using them to build sites related to their core business (which is sometimes buying expired domains).

I’ve noticed that there are some dos and don’ts associated with this:

October 25, 2006 / / Other Stuff

Last year I took a punt on a 4 letter .com domain: nzrh.com and bought it through Yahoo Business. All went well and then as part of a consolidation exercise I moved it, and some other domains to a new registrar.

Domain Registration for nzrh.com

The transfer worked without a hitch so imagine my surprise to be getting the heavy now from Yahoo because they can’t auto renew the domain!

January 17, 2006 / / Fun and SEO Games