NameSilo

wow namecheap.com privacy now for life.

Located in Domain Coupons and Offers started by AIS01, May 29, 2018.

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  1. AIS01

    AIS01 namegolden.com VIP

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    just received this email


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    INTRODUCING
    Free Privacy Protection for Life
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    At Namecheap, we care about your privacy and are now giving ALL our Namecheap customers FREE WhoisGuard for life, when they register a domain* with us.
    This important change supports our strong belief in privacy, security, freedom and the equal treatment for all internet users.
    Find Out More
     
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  2. karmaco

    karmaco Active Member VIP

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    I should hope so too bad I allready paid too much for privacy last year. The cost of registration is up so not really free but ok. Notice they didn’t offer this until after ICANN changes :xf.rolleyes: they need to not toot their own horn so loudly. NameSilo gave it first and cared about my privacy first 👏
     
    Last edited: May 29, 2018
  3. varmuk

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  4. NameDeck

    NameDeck Established Member

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    Nice marketing move after the GDPR :)
     
  5. xynames

    xynames XYNames.com PRO VIP

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    Right - given that WhoIs is going away anyway....
     
  6. TestCase

    TestCase Note: Doesn't play well with others. VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Making lemonade out of lemons!
     
  7. LucidDomains

    LucidDomains LucidDomains.com VIP

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  8. Not impressed. Other registrars offered it already. And after GDPR who really cares :ROFL:
     
  9. AIS01

    AIS01 namegolden.com VIP

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  10. hemirate

    hemirate Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    TIL there's people paying money for whois privacy (wtf)
     
  11. hwgriffi

    hwgriffi Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Epik:
    customer service A+++
    Free privacy before GDPR

    NameCheap. "Cheap"
     
  12. 1Darko

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    A few days before GDPR I was on live chat with Godaddy support trying to solve some transfer issue. At the end the guy tried to sell me privacy for my domains.
    I have told him that I'm aware of the fact that GDPR will be implemented in a few days and after that we finished very fast! :punch:
     
  13. namey

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    This was one reason why I never left domains names at NameCheap for more than 1 year. I guess I will consider keeping names there now that privacy is free.
     
  14. tiawood

    tiawood Quality Names. Reseller Prices. VIP

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    Wow. They are so original and revolutionary. :-P
     
  15. RockBros

    RockBros Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Correct me, If I'm wrong...If my domain name has USA contact information but no EU contact information, the USA contact information, is available in public Whois...?
     
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  16. BrandMart

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    Public. Yes.

    Also, privacy at Godaddy isn't free yet.
     
  17. RockBros

    RockBros Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Thanks!
    Currently, I'm with namecheap, so if I want private whois, their privacy for life, appears to be a good deal. Although, they seem to have raised their .com renewal rate $2 to $12.98/yr
     
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  18. $4 cheaper at Namesilo and Epik (for Epik you can get the domainer discount rate.)
     
  19. BrandMart

    BrandMart DomainBugle.com VIP

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    I haven't registered a domain with NC or GD for almost a year now, so not sure. But I think NC now provides free privacy. That should help. Although the renewal prices are a bit high for sure.

    I prefer Namesilo & Dynadot over NC, Enom and GD.
     
  20. RockBros

    RockBros Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Thanks, I'll check them out...
    How do I get the domainer discount rate, for Epik? ;)
    Do any of them offer free privacy for life like NC?
     
  21. BrandMart

    BrandMart DomainBugle.com VIP

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    NS & Dynadot offer free privacy till the date domain is with them. Don't know much about Epik.
     
  22. Epik's CEO Rob or one of the reps can get you the discount if you ask here. They offer free privacy as long as the domain is registered. (y)
     
  23. RockBros

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    Great, thanks...I appreciate it!
     
  24. RockBros

    RockBros Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I took a quick look at NS, Dynadot & Epik and their pricing...
    Registration:
    Epik cheapest $8.49
    NS $8.99
    Dyn $8.99

    Transfers:
    NS $8.39 + 1 yr extension
    Epik $8.49 (Did not see 1 yr extension), $90 Redeem Price
    Dyn $8.99 + 1 yr extension

    Renewals:
    NS $8.99
    Epik $35.00
    Dyn $8.99

    NS appears to be under new ownership. To me, all positive history is null & void until, time tells what new ownership will be like.

    Epik would wipe me out with the $35.00 Renewals. And question on Transfers, what is "Redeem Price"?

    That leaves Dynadot, whose name is the only one of the 3 that's familiar, to me, and their prices seem reasonable but, I don't know anything else about them.

    What, other than price, do you all take into account, when registrar shopping?
     
  25. anantj

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    You get a year's extension. This is as per registry policy so not something that Epik can prevent. They possibly did not mention as it is obvious for .coms

    Um what? .com renewals are $8.49
    Their pricing page is inaccurate and shows old pricing I guess. @robepik FYI
     

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