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Re: Need help desperately

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 15:05:49 -0500
To: Jim McQuiston <jamcquiston@blair.com>
Cc: susan@w3.org, karen@w3.org, site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1155845149.17630.18.camel@jebediah>
Hello Jim,

Your question is outside of the scope of W3C work. You may wish to
contact ICANN. See also their FAQ:

In particular:

Hope that helps,

 _ Ian

On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 11:09 -0400, Jim McQuiston wrote:
> I am at a loss as to where to go next with this problem. I also suspect I am
> not alone. 
> A company at namespeed.com sold me two domain names, back a few years.
> Recently, both domain names became due for renewal but there seems to be no
> one at namespeed anymore to accept the renewal. I have tried to go through
> the admin site and I've phoned and emailed every phone number or email
> address I could find.
> Tucows was the source for the name to namespeed and I wrote them, too, but
> in return I only got contact info for namespeed which I already had. I wrote
> them back again but got no answer.
> My impression is that everyone who has purchased domain names from namespeed
> is possibly in the same boat - when our domain name renewal is up, we can't
> renew and our sites are or will go down. One of mine is down already and the
> other will go down soon because of this mess.
> The domain name for the site that is down is locked in limbo somehow so I
> can't even repurchase it from another domain supplier. This will happen to
> the other domain name soon.
> Who in the world can I turn to for help?
> Thank you, in advance, for any help or advice.
> Jim McQuiston
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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