Originally posted by Dan
Has anybody had any dealings with this company? They are ICANN accredited, but I'm a little frusterated now at them. They claim to allow you to back-order a domain for the .us extension for free, and only charge the $40 2-year registration fee if they successfully get the domain. Not only did they charge $40 right when I pre-registered the domain, they havn't even refunded my $40 yet, the night on open registrations (and of course they did not snap the domain I pre-registered with them). I e-mailed them earlier today, awaiting a response. They have no phone number to call, hopefully I can get this sorted out soon.
One lesson I beleive I've learned is think trice before buying something from a spam e-mail.
This is the data, I have located on http:www.DomainProcessor.com
(which is a division of FunPeas Media Adventures / NY
* from the Internic webiste / ICANN..
this DomainProcessor.com company is listed on the 2nd page of listed companies accredited to 'register' domain names.
The 1st page of listings are specifically titled 'Accredited REGISTRARS'.. where the 2nd page, indicates that this list of co's are accredited to 'register domain names'.. must be a seperate group from the 1st page. (most likely an reseller/dba company of maybe the 'accredited registrars' on the first page? ? not sure, but i can discern there is a DIFFERENCE in 'accredibility' of the TWO
This is the .us agreement between (you/applicant & DomainProcessor) for the .US registrations.
(DomainProcessor .us agreement)
FunPeas Media Ventures, LLC
134-16 Booth Memorial Ave.
Flushing, NY 11355
DomainProcessor.com also operates http://www.ReserveName.com
and appears their user agreements (link below) are inclusive of those names reg'd through DomainProcessor.
The applicant will pay the initial registration fee (as posted on www.domainprocessor.com
) to DomainProcessor.com as soon as the Domain Name Registration Application has been submitted, and the credit card charges are approved through the appropriate channels.
The ONLY official .US REGISTRY for the .US names is:http://www.neustar.us/policies.
(.us Registry operator)
I searched for Lee/LtPhysic's name: HotDomain.US
it is registered in his name:
Who owns hotdomains.us?
This info is from the 'domain registration' files on: http://www.ReserveMe.com
a division of http://www.DomainProcessor.com
This data was researched/archived on April 26-2002
Domain Name: HOTDOMAINS.US
Domain ID: D1905729-US
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTER.COM
Registrant ID: C10418594-NXUS
Registrant Name: Lee Scherer
Registrant Organization: Lee Scherer
Registrant Address1: 1067 Jessie St
Registrant City: St Paul
Registrant State/Province: MN
Registrant Postal Code: 55101-3812
Registrant Country: United States
Registrant Country Code: US
Registrant Phone Number: +1.6517781523
Registrant Email: LtlPhysics@aol.com
Registrant Application Purpose: P3
Registrant Nexus Category: C11
Administrative Contact ID: C10418594-US
Administrative Contact Name: Lee Scherer
Administrative Contact Organization: Lee Scherer
Administrative Contact Address1: 1067 Jessie St
Administrative Contact City: St Paul
Administrative Contact State/Province: MN
Administrative Contact Postal Code: 55101-3812
Administrative Contact Country: United States
Administrative Contact Country Code: US
Administrative Contact Phone Number: +1.6517781523
Administrative Contact Email: LtlPhysics@aol.com
Billing Contact ID: C1-US
Billing Contact Name: Domain Registrar
Billing Contact Organization: Register.Com
Billing Contact Address1: 575 8th Avenue
Billing Contact Address2: 11th Floor
Billing Contact City: New York
Billing Contact State/Province: NY
Billing Contact Postal Code: 10018
Billing Contact Country: United States
Billing Contact Country Code: US
Billing Contact Phone Number: +1.9027492701
Billing Contact Facsimile Number: +1.9027495429
Billing Contact Email: email@example.com
Technical Contact ID: C1-US
Technical Contact Name: Domain Registrar
Technical Contact Organization: Register.Com
Technical Contact Address1: 575 8th Avenue
Technical Contact Address2: 11th Floor
Technical Contact City: New York
Technical Contact State/Province: NY
Technical Contact Postal Code: 10018
Technical Contact Country: United States
Technical Contact Country Code: US
Technical Contact Phone Number: +1.9027492701
Technical Contact Facsimile Number: +1.9027495429
I feel quite confident you did gain the HotDomains.US LilPhysics.. cause do a search for Sex.us at http://www.ReserveMe.com
(same place where I searched & found the above ownership info on HotDomains.com
do a search on that!! you'll see what i mean.