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i saw this free domain names provided by namezero.com. has anyone tried this? is this for real?




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It's real but you do not own the domain they do. They also put a dirty great big nasty banner accross the page which makes your site suck. Shed out $12 and get ya own.


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You should not use namezero for any site that you intend to use for a business. I would look around at some of the discount registrars if price is an issue for you.

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Check out http://www.psychohamster.com for an example of that evil banner. And no this isn't spam, I made that domain with namezero specifically as an example of why not to use them. Yes.. the names a bit out there too, I didn't want to waste something someone might find a use for anytime soon with namezero.

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Check out http://www.tnebbs.com
This is a namezero account, with out the frame, and still using the Domain name in the address bar.

There ia a way to get rid of it if you really want.

Domain Name.......... tnebbs.com
Registration Date.... 2000-05-11
Expiry Date.......... 2001-05-11
Organisation Name.... NameZero.com
Organisation Address. 51 University Ave-Suite-K
Organisation Address.
Organisation Address. Los Gatos
Organisation Address. 95030
Organisation Address. CA
Organisation Address. UNITED STATES

Admin Name........... Administrator Administrator
Admin Email.......... admin@namezero.com
Admin Phone.......... 408-395-0426

Tech Name............ Technical Coordinator
Tech Email........... tech@namezero.com
Tech Phone........... 408-395-0426
Name Server.......... green.idirections.com

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There is some downside to your idea...
1- the domain is still their, not yours.
2- if they catch you, they will remove you
3- if they disapear, your domain sink with them

Why not pay a small fee and have it really?



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Agreed ! Nowadays domain names are so cheap

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