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[_] Hosting Question

David Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 15:29:39 BST 2019

I did a site, registered a similar name (they’d lost the credentials for the original) and Google did its magic. No wrinkles.

> On 15 Apr 2019, at 15:21, Martin Moore <martinm at it-helps.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> Surely the quickest solution is to pay the 123 bill directly now, then get
> ownership sorted for next year?
> 
> 
> Martin.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Underscore [mailto:underscore-bounces at under-score.org.uk] On Behalf Of
> Derek Almond
> Sent: 15 April, 2019 3:04 PM
> To: underscore at under-score.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [_] Hosting Question
> 
>> Anyways, the mechanic says that they've paid their bill but the support
>> guy hasn't paid 123 hosting. They are losing lots of business as people
>> assume he's ceased trading.
>> Assuming that the situation is as described; Surely Volks Engineering have
>> a moral right to take on this domain? Is there some sort of escalation
> that
>> they can take in order to claim the domain back (I think it's due to
> expire
>> in a year)
> 
> 
> Not sure of the specifics, but nominet would be the peeple to talk to to
> sort it out - have always found them pretty decent in the past . (we  had
> something fairly similar when we bought a donain that had been registered
> usuing an Austrailian registrar that had ceased trading in the time between
> us buying the domain off someone else and actually getting round to
> transfering it )
> 
> Probably they'll (the garage co)  need to prove that they're entitled to it
> in some way to nominets satisfaction, so any paper trail saying it's
> registered on their behalf would help.
> 
> https://www.nominet.uk/
> 
> 
> 
>> Not really my area of competence but I hate to see a small business suffer
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Jim
>> 
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