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In the post ... several letters from the Domain Renewal Group stating that they are Domain Name Expiration Notices. They look similar - remarkably similar - to previous solicitations from Domain Registry of America and Domain Listing Center.

My view is that these are intentionally misleading documents. They tell you that your domain will be expiring in the next few months (which will be true) but fail to tell you that your existing service provider will - almost inevitably automatically renew it for you and at a tiny fraction of the price that the Domain Renewal Group ask you to pay them. And I rather suspect that most of you would wish to stay with your existing provider, and would certainly NOT choose to switch to another provider who's methods - though legal - could be regarded as immoral.

See Google Groups discussion, a blog by Mark Mapstone which includes an image of the letter.

It's times like these that I'm reminded what a wide variety of sites we look after - the notices were for Carlisle High School, class of '73 and for the First Great Western Coffee Shop
(written 2008-11-02)

 
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