Re: [DNS] dear oh dear.

Re: [DNS] dear oh dear.

From: Rod Keys <rod§ddns.com.au>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 09:44:40 +1000
Your post is highly inaccurate and I would appreciate in the future you get
your facts right before defaming me.
Rod Keys
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Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 9:29 PM
Subject: [DNS] dear oh dear.


> One of our clients has received a letter from our dear friends at DDNS who
are still
> claiming to be "Australia's Favourite Domain Name Provider".
>
> Rod, on what basis are you making that claim?
>
> (Now perhaps Rod is getting confused as in Victoria where he operates from
the
> participants in the world's old profession are officially called
"providers" and perhaps by
> using such a term he is implying that he is offering services in  relation
to domains
> which are can only be imagined.)
>
>
> Anywho I digress. In the letter Rod  goes on to make the following
statements:
>
> *   "...don't pay any more than necessary."
> *   "Take advantage of the significant savings we offer your company
today."
> *   "... renew today at the lowest price."
>
> When you turn the page you find that the price Rod offers the poor mugs
who fall for his
> blandishments is $132.00 including GST for a two year extension on their
gtld domain.
>
> Now that is a rip off in anybody's language. Is ANYBODY paying that kind
of money for
> a gtld domain renewal? I would be normally be offering our client renewal
of this
> domain at $66 for the two years and still consider the profit to be
reasonable.
>
> Now I said "normally" because sadly when this domain was registered
originally it was
> with "the original half price registrar" Totalnic aka Capital Networks who
won't let me
> transfer the domain to a cheaper and more reliable registrar unless the
registrant
> supplies them with notarised doco. So unfortunately the domain has to stay
where it is
> and the price for renewal a little higher which we will charge out net.
>
> But wait there is more. Rod offers to supply the registrant with an
optional "Certificate of
> Domain name Ownership" for $20. Perhaps that's Rod's USP: his clients
don't just
> licence a domain name they actually get to own it.  But in that regard I
understand that
> Rod resells gtld domains on behalf of TPP and they supply the certs
confirming the
> registration/renewal of domains in PDF format for free. IMNSHO charging
$20 for such
> a document unless it comes in a gilt frame is a bit rich.
>
> So there we have it. Rod and his shoddy little accredited business make
misleading
> statements, rip people off and imply in their advertising that they can
give something to
> people that they simply are unable to deliver.
>
> Want me to "shut up" now Rod? Do you? Or do you have a substantive
response for a
> change? Or will you get your little mate Chris to post another
admonishment to keep on
> topic?
>
> cb
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