[olug] directnic.com down

Dave Rowe dave at roweware.com
Fri May 20 17:24:11 UTC 2011

I used GKG.net (http://gkg.net/) - no issues.  They _just work_ and
there isn't (from what I've seen) pressure on up-sells, etc.  They
stay out of your way, and just work.

I don't think there is much margin on the .com on pricing though, so I
doubt you'll beat the $9-10 range.


On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 12:11 PM,  <aric at omahax.com> wrote:
> I use godaddy and have not had any issues.
> My cousin uses http://www.namecheap.com/ they seem cheap and decent.
> How does a registrar go down because of a DOS?
> I guess, I don't know how it works above the name servers.
>> OK, speaking of registrars, what's the cheapest .com registrar out there?
>> I'm going to be rebranding my photography business, and I want to register
>> several variations on the name just to protect the brand and allow for
>> possible future expansion.  I won't be advertising these secondary domains
>> in the foreseeable future, though, so I hate to spend a bunch of money
>> on an uber-reliable registrar.  Just somebody that will forward HTTP
>> requests to a different domain would be sufficient.
>> I've used both Network Solutions (Verisign) and GoDaddy in the past,
>> and have no complaints with the technical performance of either.
>> What's the down side of the cheaper, lesser-known registrars?  Is it
>> just the ease of managing multiple domains?
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