May 10, 2006

Beware Of Expired Domain Names!

A fellow internet traveler gave me a timely heads-up: The domain name, formerly a site for downtown Troutdale merchants, was not renewed. That domain name is now a porn site. Lovely. I just spent over an hour deleting the multiple references I had to merchants on that web site.

Here is the scummy porno culprit:

Registrant: Make this info private
Moench, Dr.Matthias

Ruda 138
Horni Mesto, CZ 79344


Administrative Contact , Technical Contact :
Moench, Dr.Matthias
Ruda 138
Horni Mesto, CZ 79344
Phone: 00420-721-983-981
Fax: null

Record expires on 25-Mar-2007
Record created on 25-Mar-2005
Database last updated on 02-May-2006

Domain servers in listed order: Manage DNS


Show underlying registry data for this record

Current Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC.
IP Address: (ARIN & RIPE IP search)
Record Type: Domain Name
Server Type: Apache 1
Web Site Status: Active
DMOZ no listings
Y! Directory: see listings
Web Site Title: Go Away! Nothing here.
Secure: No
E-commerce: No
Traffic Ranking: Not available
Data as of: 03-Dec-2005

1 comment:

Web2earn said...

I’ve heard a lot of stories about domain name importance. However, check out the figures below - here are the top five most expensive domain sales in the last few years: – $7.5 million – $5.1 million – $3.3 million – $2.9 million – $2.2 million

I am not sure how such an investment – paying millions of USD for a simple name – can be recovered and used to produce profit. There was a story about Coca-Cola, which said that if the company lost all its infrastructure, but kept the name and brand characteristics, it could bounce back in about 4 years. However, if the company managers were left with all the infrastructure, but lost the Coca-Cola name, the company would be very likely to go bankrupt. Do you think this is also true for domain names?


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