FAQ: I received a notice from Internet Domain Services to renew my domain. Is this legitimate?
I received a notice from Internet Domain Services to renew my domain. Is this legitimate?
Q: I received a notice from Internet Domain Services to renew my domain. Is this legitimate?
The notice was very forceful and sounded to me like I would lose my domain name if I did not do what they say. Help!
If you registered your domain through our registrar, your domain is safely ensconced in our domain manager. We automatically renew your domain on a yearly basis.
A domain name is included in all of our plans (except for the deprecated plan, Intro, $8 monthly).
There are a number of companies out there that are notorious for domain slamming - a deceptive practice and a scam. Another slammer is Domain Registry of America.
Please disregard their email.
Internet Domain Services is discussed online here:
Domain slamming may be on the rise, according to this article from 7/14/2015:
To read more about domain slamming:
NOTE: If you are not sure if you registered your domain with us, please inquire. You can also look your domain up in public records, whois. Here is one url for a whois database:
Our domain registrar is WildWest Domains. You will also see the FASO Privacy setting on your domain:
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