[thechat] domain name purchasing

Marlene Bruce marlene at digitizethis.com
Mon Nov 19 15:35:05 CST 2001

>1.  You can find what registrar was used for the original registration
>and see if they can register it for you.  Some to that, some don't.

Other than writing the registrant, is there another way to find this info out?

>2.  Wait for it to 'drop' into the available pool.  This can take as
>little as 5 days and as long as almost-never (in the case of Verisign).
>And remember that
>most registrars allow the previous client to pay their bill and regain
>the name within 45 days of expiration.

I suppose that's to be expected. But given that the site is no longer 
up, it seems possible that the owner no longer cares to keep the 
domain. Perhaps I *should* just write him.

>This is a tough business.  Let me know if I can be of any help.


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