[sf-lug] Network Solutions / Web.com & renewing expired domains (Michael Paoli)

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed Jul 8 22:25:22 PDT 2015

On Wed, 2015-07-08 at 22:19 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Daniel, I believe you are overinterpreting.  NetSol would eventually
> permit
> NameJet to auction the expired domains and take a cut of the proceeds,
> if the owner doesn't redeem them during the grace period.   This would
> result in the auction winner becoming the new Registrant (owner).  But
> we're not talking about bidding at auction.
NameJet is accepting bids _RIGHT NOW_.
> Michael _speculated_ that such might be the case.  I did, too.  But
> the
> point is that NetSol also might, to the contrary, be perfectly happy
> to
> accept renewal money from anywhere as long as it's green.  And 
> the way to find out is to telephone Network Solutions, Inc. Customer
> Support at 1-888-642-9675, and inquire whether the caller may pay two
> slightly delinquent renewals on behalf of Registrant Jim Stockford
> (for
> sf-lug.com and sf-lug.org), charging said amount to caller's credit
> card, rather than to Jim's.

It is my understanding that Jim already paid NetSol 2 months ago and did
_not_ dispute the charge, but the renewal somehow failed due to the
invalid e-mail addresses.

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