homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.205.7.136
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks & webwork

Domain Names Forum

    
Worries about Snapnames auction system
internetheaven




msg:4190005
 8:19 pm on Aug 20, 2010 (gmt 0)

The past half dozen or so domains I've backordered on Snapnames have had 3-4 interested parties none of whom are interested over $100 for any of them.

Problem is that just before the auction ends, some user (generally called something like jo8839289987) suddenly comes in and bids right up to just below my max bid setting.

Too many times now to be co-incidence, right?

With domains going for $$$$ at auctions, what safeguards are in place to stop companies like Snapnames simply pushing up all the bids to get as much cash as possible out of each transaction? How do we know who is bidding against us?

 

stajer




msg:4190080
 1:28 am on Aug 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

Snapnames has already admitted this happened:

[webmasterworld.com...]

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved