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How to Buy an Expiring Internet Domain

I want to buy an internet domain name that is expiring in 3 days. I though it would be a simple process, but looking into it, I was quickly overwhelmed. Here is the info on the current domain: Registrar: HOMESTEAD LIMITED DBA NAMEVAULT.COM / Whois Server: whois.namevault.com / Referral URL: http://www.namevault.com / Name Server: NS1.FASTPARK.NET / Name Server: NS2.FASTPARK.NET. Honestly, I don’t really understand this info but I think it may be important. can anyone offer me advice or point me to webpage with current info about this process? (A Google search turned up several posts but they’re all years old.) Thanks!
posted by laswingkid on Jul 15, 2012 - 5 answers

Bulk domain name checkers?

What are the best online tools for checking domain name availability? [more inside]
posted by pete_22 on Jun 13, 2012 - 7 answers

Oops -- I didn't mean to permanently associate a NSFW image with my business email...

Oops -- I didn't mean to permanently associate a NSFW image with my business email... [more inside]
posted by ROTFL on Oct 24, 2010 - 6 answers

Would you use a brand name in a URL?

If you were selling a product at (fictional example) socialnetworkmarketing.com, would you buy facebookmarketing.com and twittermarketing.com to just redirect to socialnetworkmarketing.com? [more inside]
posted by smersh on Aug 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Patent Application Squatting

I have an idea that may be patentable. I want to search patent listing websites to see if something like it already exists. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Dec 19, 2009 - 4 answers

Should you buy all available domain extensions?

How important is it to purchase all available domain extensions? [more inside]
posted by scarello on Mar 22, 2009 - 12 answers

Should I forward relevant domain names for SEO purposes?

SEO filter: What's this about getting descriptive domain names for forwarding? [more inside]
posted by letahl on Oct 21, 2008 - 12 answers

Death and domains

How may one obtain access to a web site, or ownership of the domain, of someone who had recently died? [more inside]
posted by brandnew on Apr 27, 2008 - 4 answers

Why hasn't my domain auto-renewed?

One of my .co.uk domain names does not appear to have auto-renewed with GoDaddy. The UK body for domain names, nominet, are mailing me by email and regular post to warn me about this and since this week, have sent a pro forma invoice (£94) so that I can directly renew my domain and save having it suspended... [more inside]
posted by dance on Jun 21, 2007 - 8 answers

Stable email address?

What is the best way to achieve a stable email address, one that is not at the mercy of merciless ISPs? Does one use a domain or would gmail or a similar service be better? If a domain is the answer what are the dos and don'ts, how much should one expect to pay, are there free ones and are domains really stable in the long run?
posted by flummox on Nov 28, 2006 - 23 answers

Dear Sir: Please send me your domain name

I'm establishing a site with a madeuppish name. I've got the .net and .org domains already, but somebody else . . . [more inside]
posted by Kibbutz on Aug 31, 2006 - 10 answers

Self-hosting For Fun And Profit

Thanks to your earlier help, I have successfully ported my C# project over to the Mac. I have also ordered a new DSL line with a static IP from bway.net. What do I need to know in order to host my website, accessible via my TLD, on a PowerPC Mac mini running OS X 10.4? How can I be my own DNS and mail server? Without overshadowing that question, would it be smarter to think in terms of DynDNS for external DNS/mail services?
posted by thejoshu on Apr 12, 2006 - 16 answers

Selling domain names

I need to sell a good domain name for the highest price - fast. Where do I start? [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Jan 14, 2006 - 13 answers

single-letter domain names

So, it appears that x.com (paypal) and z.com (Nissan) exist - but according to the specification, they are "reserved for future use"... How did this happen? Why are Nissan and PayPal excempt from the rules?
posted by SharQ on Nov 17, 2005 - 6 answers

Domain name creation

I am looking to create a domain name. I have researched the general rules for choosing a good name, but I am wondering if there is any research or any information out there on how to create a name (prefix and suffix examples maybe?) that are as phonetically unambiguous as possible. For example, woo.com could also be spelled wu.com, and I would want to create a name that avoids as many of these ambiguities as possible.
posted by banished on Jul 12, 2004 - 1 answer

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