30 Mar '17, 9pm

Premium renewals create headaches for domain buyers

Figuring out if a domain has a premium renewal price can be confusing. There’s a bit of a quarrel going on right now between two domain name brokers over the sale of a domain with a premium renewal. One person bought a .TV domain name through the other, only to find out later that it has a $1,000 annual renewal. It can be nearly impossible to independently verify if a domain has a premium renewal. You need to know if some of the domains in a particular TLD have premiums, then you have to figure out if the specific domain does, and then how much it is. Some TLDs renew at a premium equal to the initial registration fee while others renew at a lower fee but still higher than standard registrations. Perhaps the “best” way to figure out the renewal fee is to start a domain transfer somewhere and see how much the registrar says it will charge you. Many require a domain authoriza...

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