The EBiz Developer - November 2001 - Article Five
The Domain You Want Been Taken?
Reserve the domain name you want
Well here's a way to have a good chance of buying it if it should
ever become available.
and complete the 'find a domain name' box using the taken name.
The next page tells you that it's not taken and asks you
whether you would like the name put on back order. Click the backorder
The next page lets you know that they will search for availability
for a year and buy it on your behalf should it become available.
Okay, this will cost you $49. But if this a name you really would
like, and you don't want to pay the over-hyped price that the domain
owner is asking ($25,000! What!), it's worth it. Especially as if
it's not costing you anything if you don't get it.
The EBiz Developer