One of the downsides of a free market is that people can and will change their pricing. Verisign will be upping the registry prices on both .com and .net on October 1st 2008, while .org will push theirs up on November 9th. We’ll be keeping an eye on how this pricing affects us and will […]
Verisign, the company that manages the .com registry, will be increasing the price of .com domains by 7% again this year. The price increase affects all registrars. We’ll be keeping an eye on how pricing develops and if this involves any change to our own pricing we will let you know.
Journalists call from time to time asking me to talk about various internet related topics. Most of the time the publications or shows are “general interest”, so you can only talk about very general things. Last night, however, was quite different, as I was one of the guests on “Domain Masters” which is broadcast and […]
The following article was published earlier today in Washington Internet Daily. It is reproduced here with the publisher’s permission. I posted a related article on my domain blog earlier this week. Registrar Network Solutions could face legal action over its practice of locking in domain names that are searched but not bought, Michigan attorney Enrico […]
As a domain registrant you have certain rights. Unfortunately those rights can be abused by companies that don’t believe in ethical business practices. It would be nice and simple if the whois display were the same across all TLDs (ie. domain extensions), but they’re not. A basic right is for the domain to be registered […]
In case you haven’t heard the cost of .com/.net/.info/.biz domains will be going up later this year. I got an email from the registrar we currently use about the price increases last night, so I thought I’d share the news. The price increase isn’t welcome, but it comes from the domain registries NOT from ICANN […]