billing for "friendly" name transfer
twofsonet at graffiti.com
Tue Jul 20 02:44:09 UTC 1999
On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 06:50:51PM -0700, Dave Crocker wrote:
>At 06:07 PM 7/19/99 , Carl Malamud wrote:
>> 2) On December 31, you transfer that domain name to
>> corporation B, which pays $70, good for two years.
i just started wondering about that whether or not they would do such
a thing. thank you for confirming my fears. :)
>At the risk of distracting your query, but not wanting to -- and hence I've
>changed the Subject line -- I'm finding myself also wondering why a
>friendly transfer should cost anything at all, never mind an entire $70.
>The NSI charging model lets one make changes to the registration fields for
>free. If the transfer is a friendly movement, then it is no different from
>any other change of information to the fields.
the "company owner" transfer is a little more complicated, since it
can no longer be accomplished with a "single transaction". one used
to be able to just send in a form that changed that information. now
one must send in a single message with a "delete" request and a "new"
request. presumably the domain gets "newed" which triggers the $70
charge, but never actually gets "deleted", leaving the old billing
i was considering transferring some domains between names, but in
light of this, i think i'll hold off. besides...how would i get
credit for the "unused" portin of the registration fee that i had
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