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Re: Domain Squatters?



fixed

Ya... I just wish I could afford a couple of the domains I want, problem is
that I have a popular last name....

On 8/15/06, David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Jon Paris wrote:
> There's a URL I'd like to register but it is currently registered
through
> Register.com.  However when you ask their WhoIs option for details it
says
> that the domain is not found.  There doesn't appear to be any web site
or
> mail server behind the name.  For example a ping of the domain returns a
not
> found from the DNS servers.

Try looking it up on http://www.completewhois.org.

> Short of finding who owns it and making them an offer - is there any way
I
> can shake this puppy loose?

Unless you can claim prior ownership for a trade name or copyrighted
term, I don't think there's much you can do.

Domain squatters are interested in making a buck ... so making an offer
might be the only thing you can do.

david
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