[thelist] what means .us.com?

Erika ekm at seastorm.com
Wed Aug 29 12:32:24 CDT 2007

I agree.  The process went like this, I told the client, "go to dotster 
and purchase a domain name."  I offered to help with the process, but 
we're on a budget and so the more she could do herself, the better, I 

And she came back with this... and paid twice as much as she would have 
for a regular domain.  I had to figure out how she managed to do this 
(it was an extra click on the domain name search).

So far, it's been a headache.  And it's only been a week.

I don't understand why dotster is brokering these domains but yeah, I 
think we both feel gypped.  We'll end up purchasing a regular .com too, now.


Stephen Rider wrote:
> I would be wary of putting my company on such a domain, 
> (whatever.us.com), as I would be at the mercy of the individual company 
> that owns us.com.  Since that's a privately owned pseudo-TLD, it's not 
> regulated in the same way that regular TLDs are.
> Just a thought....
> Stephen

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