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rocker




msg:3158015
 12:46 am on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

There have been a lot of threads from disgruntled domainers about registrars participating in domain kiting. Well, thanks to Pool, anybody can now domain kite.

[pool.com...]

How long is it going to be before other registrars follow suit and allow anyone to kite a domain for a few days?

Considering the vast number of domainers, can you imagine how many domain names are going to get kited to see if it is profitable.

[edited by: encyclo at 7:31 pm (utc) on Feb. 17, 2007]

 

jtara




msg:3158020
 12:50 am on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Race to the bottom. Here we come.

This is going to be interesting. Maybe this is what is needed to outlaw the practice. Now that anybody can do it, industry interests will suddenly be against it.

pageoneresults




msg:3158022
 12:53 am on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

What a waste of a killer domain name (pool.com). :(

Leosghost




msg:3158024
 12:58 am on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

that depends on the figures

Lisa




msg:3158190
 5:54 am on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Too expensive! 10 cents!

MamaDawg




msg:3159027
 8:36 pm on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

<sarcasm>Wonderful - just what we need </sarcasm>

davezan




msg:3159050
 8:52 pm on Nov 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Curses, a dirty little secret has been revealed! :D

davenaff




msg:3163437
 6:45 am on Nov 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

This more 'domain tasting' than 'domain kiting'. $.10 for 5 days of tasting is way more expensive than $6 a year. As I understand it, the real concern with domain kiting is that the same domains keep getting reregistered and returned - without the registrant having to pay a fee.

kwngian




msg:3163985
 6:04 pm on Nov 21, 2006 (gmt 0)


10c for 5 days is equivalent to $7.30 a year. That is cheap if there is no other hidden costs involved.

moishe




msg:3165746
 3:20 am on Nov 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

The question is:

What happens at the end of the 5 days, if I want to keep the domain do I have to register it through them and if so at what cost, I see that they are selling .mobi's for $78 for 2 years...

I cannot find their pricing. If I discard a domain after 4 days then go to register it at my registrar, will it be available or hung up by these guys?

If someone knows these answers, please share, but for now, put me down as VERY skeptical.

M

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