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peoples Expires; Who Is to Blame?


On July 30, 2010, expired, and it now appears to be coming up for auction on NameJet. The previous registrant was Maine Bank and Trust, located at 6 Atlantis Way in Lewiston, Maine. According to some research I did, TDBank is (or was) located in that space, which jives up with the email address used by the registrant, since Banknorth is now known as TD Bank (they were known as TD Banknorth for a while).

I've done some research, and it appears that the ownership of this domain name is about as confusing as the history of bank mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, and other activities that faced many local banks. Maine Bank and Trust owned this domain name (and is still listed as registrant). Similarly, Maine Bank and Trust also owned back in 2001. If you visit now, you'll see a message that says Maine Bank & Trust is now People's United Bank, and you are forwarded to

The strange thing to me is that People's United Bank and TD Bank do not appear to be → Read More