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Old Jul 30th 2013, 5:46 am
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So just to follow up on my shitty non paying client.

it has been brought to my attention that they are woefully unaware of the internet and have not registered many alternate domain names or pages on facebook, twitter, linked in etc.

Now I know I said I'd walk away but I dont know if i can resist the temptation to domain squat on all of their properties.

does anyone know the laws view on domain squatting here?
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 5:54 am
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 6:10 am
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thanks but its .net. .org's etc
i suppose i could just squat and settle out of court for the value of the outstanding invoice!
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thanks but its .net. .org's etc
i suppose i could just squat and settle out of court for the value of the outstanding invoice!
or just let it go, is it really worth letting the situation take so much of your time?
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 6:26 am
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or just let it go, is it really worth letting the situation take so much of your time?
i got a call, had a think since i'm waiting for people to show up at work since its ramadamatakea****ingmonthoff and now i'm replying here, total about 5 mins. time to register domains about the same.
if the invoice gets paid its a pretty damn profitable 10 mins work.
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i got a call, had a think since i'm waiting for people to show up at work since its ramadamatakea****ingmonthoff and now i'm replying here, total about 5 mins. time to register domains about the same.
if the invoice gets paid its a pretty damn profitable 10 mins work.
in that case do it
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you really think they care? I mean, are they really going to register these?
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you really think they care? I mean, are they really going to register these?
no idea, hadn't even thought about it until this morning
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 8:32 am
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would depend on the importance of search ranking, brand association, importance of internet to the business / brand etc...

Some brands / products it would be a massive problem - others not...
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would depend on the importance of search ranking, brand association, importance of internet to the business / brand etc...

Some brands / products it would be a massive problem - others not...
all true.

**** i might just register them and sit on it while i decide
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 9:02 am
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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
all true.

**** i might just register them and sit on it while i decide
A mate of mine had an issue with Alliance and Leicester a few years back, they bought "Allianceandleicester. something or other and then made it into an alliance of cheesemakers in Leicestershire (at first sight), but in the editorial was hugely scathing about the bank.

It amused him.
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**** 'em up mate.

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Old Jul 30th 2013, 9:48 am
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nah if i register it i will keep it all nice and level and then offer to sell it......or replace the corporate stuff with a scathing report
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do a 3rd party registration and then let it slip to someone who they know that you might be able to get those domains for them at a price
add the pending amount to the cost of registration and quote
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 11:21 am
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do a 3rd party registration and then let it slip to someone who they know that you might be able to get those domains for them at a price
add the pending amount to the cost of registration and quote
yeah, i'd do a whois block, might even order the main doamin on renewal as im sure theyll forget to reregister it it
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