NetSol opts domain customers into $1800 Security program?
fergdawgster at mykolab.com
Thu Jan 23 00:07:50 UTC 2014
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So basically they are charging $1800 for 'Registrar Lock'?
Opt-in or Opt-out, it's still way expensive...
- - ferg
On 1/22/2014 3:49 PM, Jay Farrell wrote:
> --quote-- In an interview with Domain Name Wire today, Web.com COO
> Jason Teichman said the program will actually be opt-in, and no one
> will be charged for the service unless they agree to add it.
> “Candidly, we did not do a good job in wording that [email],”
> Teichman said. “Every one of those customers is getting a call.
> It’s not our intention to enroll anyone in a program they don’t
> Web.com plans to offer the service to its top 1% of customers
> according to domain traffic, value of brands, etc. That’s about
> 30,000 customers in all. It started by notify just 49 customers “so
> we can crawl our way into it,” Teichman said.
> --end quote--
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:57 PM, Jay Hennigan <jay at west.net>
>> On 1/22/14 10:03 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>>> Brent Simmons is not given to ridiculous overreaction, nor is
>>> If you have domains registered with NetSol's registrar, it
>>> seems you should probably do your diligence on this yourself:
Holy cow! At first I figured a typo and it was supposed to be $18.50.
>> There are less ridiculous ways to go out of business. Simply
>> announce that you don't want to be a registrar any more and turn
>> out the lights.
>> I'd love to be a fly on the wall for the phone call from their
>> credit card processor regarding chargeback percentage about three
>> weeks after this hits. Popcorn required for sure.
>> -- Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering -
>> jay at impulse.net Impulse Internet Service -
>> http://www.impulse.net/ Your local telephone and internet company
>> - 805 884-6323 - WB6RDV
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