Domain names

15
Mar

Domain Drop Catching

Domain drop catching, also known as domain sniping, is the practice of registering a domain name once registration has lapsed, immediately after expiry.

Just recently we had a case where a client was ready to launch a new website with us and we asked them for the details of their domain name. They then found out their domain name, registered through their previous supplier, had lapsed four months ago and had since been grabbed and registered by a domain sniper who charges a premium for them to get their domain name back.

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