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#1 posted 06-11-2013 05:16 PM

”...We spoke with our domain registration folks about it last night and they claimed that there are folks out there with software that targets particular domains they would like to have, and when the time for renewal comes up the software is constantly hitting that domain, and in a split second it purchases the domain from the hosting service….”

Looks like there should be a “time out” reserved for current domain holders to re-register in the normal way, before all of the “high frequency traders” of the Internet are allowed to predate upon legitimate organizations. There’s all that ’smaller gunnerment’ for ya’.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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