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Old 11-13-2005, 12:22 PM
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where is the cheapest .com domain?


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Does anybody know where I can buy the cheapest .COM domain?

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Old 11-13-2005, 01:46 PM
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Old 11-13-2005, 05:46 PM
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Why you don't ask where's the most expensive one?

http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=460439

To answer you question - yes, it's yahoo domains, at the moment. Please be aware, however:

- Offer expires on 12/31/2005;
- The control panel you'll get from them is somewhat limited.

Good luck!

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Old 11-14-2005, 08:22 AM
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Cheapest is not always best.

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Old 11-14-2005, 08:35 AM
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However, Yahoo domains is the best choice to get CHEAP first 5 years for your personal domains. After 60 days you're free to transfer them to registrar of your dreams.

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Old 11-14-2005, 08:58 AM
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Cheapest is not always best.
But, here the thing I want is just to buy cheapest domain name, i.e. register it. That's it. I think the "Cheapest is not always best" is not the case here...

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Old 11-14-2005, 09:02 AM
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Depends what you want to do with the domain. I recall reading on WHT about many people having problems transferring domains out of Yahoo, because they use that shady (IMO) registrar down in Australia.

Anyone with more time on their hands care to post details?

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Old 11-14-2005, 09:04 AM
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However, Yahoo domains is the best choice to get CHEAP first 5 years for your personal domains. After 60 days you're free to transfer them to registrar of your dreams.
How did you know about that I can transfer after 60 days?
I was also thinking for private domain registration... Do you think it's important? Of course I'd not like my data to be readable for everyone.

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Old 11-14-2005, 09:15 AM
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I think the "Cheapest is not always best" is not the case here...
If something will go wrong with your order and you'll have nowhere to write and nobody to call, you'll change your opinion quite quickly. There are too many horror stories around to read... Remember old saying: "cheap meat is for the dogs". Or, in English: you get what you pay for.

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Old 11-14-2005, 09:17 AM
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How did you know about that I can transfer after 60 days?
Accoding to ICANN rules, you can transfer your domain elsewhere not earlier than 60 days after registration or previous successfull transfer.

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I was also thinking for private domain registration... Do you think it's important? Of course I'd not like my data to be readable for everyone.
I was not talking about private registration/whois, but about registration of private domains (i.e. not intended for sale/business use).

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Old 11-14-2005, 09:22 AM
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Depends what you want to do with the domain. I recall reading on WHT about many people having problems transferring domains out of Yahoo, because they use that shady (IMO) registrar down in Australia.
Melbourne IT is one of the most respected registrars out there. If you have different opinion, please do us a favour and share with us something to backup your post.

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Old 11-14-2005, 09:53 AM
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Melbourne IT is one of the most respected registrars out there. If you have different opinion, please do us a favour and share with us something to backup your post..
Very quick search on WHT:

held hostage by Yahoo registration
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showth...t=Melbourne+IT

I wanna buy a domain at Yahoo, what should I know?
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showth...t=Melbourne+IT

How about Yahoo domain registrar?
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showth...t=Melbourne+IT

any experience with yahoo domains
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showth...t=Melbourne+IT
"Yahoo Domains are provided by MelbourneIT. If they sound familiar it is because they are the ones who recently "inadvertantly" hijacked panix.com - the domain name of the largest ISP on the East coast."


From Google:
Melbourne IT accepts blame for domain hijack
http://www.arnnet.com.au/index.php/id;2003001350

Australian Firm Takes Blame for U.S. Domain Name Hijack
Domain registrar admits approving unauthorized domain transfer.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,119337,00.asp


I don't have anything against them personally, I just remember what I read.

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Old 11-14-2005, 10:03 PM
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How is 1&1 domain registar? Their prices are pretty cheap.

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Old 11-14-2005, 10:45 PM
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I always use GoDaddy. They have a great control panel, and they have a $2 domain when you get any other service to go along with it. I wouldn't use Yahoo, because when you renew it the rates will be higher again...

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Old 11-14-2005, 11:14 PM
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Hi all!
At last I made a choice of NameCheap. Registered 3 domains. I didn't go with Yahoo. After I have read some posts, think I'll have troubles in future with Yahoo.
Thanks all for advice.

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