General Domain Information

Network Solutions Ghost Records


I won on NameJet in August of last year, and the domain name was provisioned to my Network Solutions account. In December of 2018, I transferred to my GoDaddy account, where I consolidate many of my domain names.

Since transferring the domain name in December, I have received a variety of email notifications from Network Solutions all trying to get me to renew I have received emails with subjects like “Deactivation Notice,” “Renew Early and Save,” and “Final Renewal Notice.” Each email has different language and graphics, but ultimately, they all want me to renew this domain name and others. I counted 15 of these emails since the beginning of 2019.

“Alert:” Capital One Air Horn Domain Name Confusion


Check out this Capital One television commercial running during the NCAA tournament (embedded courtesy of Listen to NBA legend Charles Barkley when he hollers out a domain name at around the 15 second mark of this commercial:

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Several weeks ago, I noticed that had transferred registrars from MarkMonitor to Amazon Registrar. The domain name had been registered to, and is now privately registered. After seeing this domain transfer, I also noticed it was no longer redirecting to a page within the website. Instead, a new logo appeared at the bottom of the landing page.

Changing from a .org to .com Ends in a Tribunal


Michael Bilde sent me an interesting Daily Mail article that had to do with a company’s domain name change. From what I understand, an executive at “an organic sex aid company” called Yes Yes Yes allegedly decided to change the company’s domain name from the .org to the .com, and it did not go well. One of the founders of the company, who was opposed to making this change, was not happy when it was allegedly changed without approval.

Amazon Registry Services Hiring a Marketing Manager


Amazon posted a job opening that looks like it could be a good fit for someone with experience in the domain name industry. The company is looking to hire a Marketing Manager for its Amazon Registry Services line of business. The job will be based in the company’s Seattle, Washington office.

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