[thelist] what means .us.com?

kate kate.007 at btinternet.com
Sat Aug 25 12:25:05 CDT 2007

Hi Erica
Seems so

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From: "Erika" <ekm at seastorm.com>
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Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 6:18 PM
Subject: [thelist] what means .us.com?

>I have a client who purchased a .us.com domain name from dotster. I had
> never heard of this extension, exactly, though I see that some corporate
> sites use it, or something similar. This domain name was twice as
> expensive as a regular .com domain name.
> Several days after she reserved the name, we switched the DNS servers on
> her account, to point to my hosting company (dreamhost).  So I know that
> she had that domain listed on her account with dotster.  Then, a couple
> days after that, I went to set up hosting for her, and got a message
> from dreamhost, stating that the domain had not yet been registered.
> I thought that was odd; and maybe it was a timing issue, so I went to
> whois.org and attempted to look up registrant info.  I'm not sure I
> could get to a .us.com domain, maybe it was just a .us.  (leading me to
> wonder, is ".us.com" a "real" domain name?).  In any case, the name I
> found had been registered to someone in Florida since 2005.
> I'm confused.  Does anyone know anything about .us.com domain names?
> Erika
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