Matt Murphy on 8 Jul 2012 10:06:02 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Registrar recommendations

On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Douglas Muth <> wrote:
On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 9:14 PM, John Karr <> wrote:
> I'm looking for a new registrar.
> I love and hate godaddy. Godaddy just auto-renewed a $13 certificate at $49
> (because the $13 certificate is a promotion for the same product, even if it
> is always available to anyone who asks). I was able to sort it out with
> customer support (which for their prices godaddy have excellent support),
> but the auto-renew thing has been a nuisance with them before and difference
> between the when you buy and the when you renew price isn't pretty.

If you require registration and SSL certs from the same place, you're
going to miss out on some good companies that way. ÂThere's no real
technical reason why this is necessary, anyway.

For registration, I use NearlyFreeSpeech: ÂAs the name implies, they believe in
freedom of _expression_, which means they won't do things like hold your
domain hostage over a single complaint. (*coughGoDaddycough*)

For SSL certificates, I use ÂThey offer a
free trial certificate that you can use right away. that's quite

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Someone previously pointed out Might have been you, Doug. If it was, Thank you. I'm using them for DNS and hosting now. I'm more than satisfied.

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