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Need help on Godaddy (Closeout) domain buying

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dwpg002, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. dwpg002

    dwpg002 Senior Member

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    Hi All,

    I found a domain which was selling in (Closeout). But i when i saw a whois it show me this info. How come Godaddy selling a domain in Closeout which is still not expired


    WHOIS Info
    Created on 2010-06-23 - Expires on 2015-06-23 - Updated on 2014-06-24
     
  2. SEO Power

    SEO Power Elite Member

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    Because when a domain nears the expiry date, Godaddy registers it for one year with their own account. Then when someone purchases it, they pay for the 1 year registration after which the domain is transferred to them.