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Beyond my comprehension...

Discussion in 'General Board' started by Siusaidh, Jul 29, 2019.

  1. Siusaidh United Kingdom

    Siusaidh Active Member

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    It is beyond my comprehension how a football club with the history and reputation of Huddersfield Town has allowed HuddersfieldTown.co.uk to be dropped tonight, and they haven't registered it, and it has been sitting there untaken for the past three hours.

    I mean, don't organisations have £5 spare to register their name and protect it?

    If it was my own team (Arsenal) I would have registered it in seconds.
     
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  3. DesD

    DesD Active Member Acorn Supporter

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    That is pretty ridiculous. I’ve registered it and will contact the club to transfer it back to them.
     
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  4. BG United Kingdom

    BG Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Huddersfield Town have never owned the domain 'HuddersfieldTown.co.uk'. They have always used 'https://www.htafc.com' which is probably why they no longer monitor what the .co.uk was doing - The owners of 'HuddersfieldTown.co.uk' have changed hands many times over the years.. One minute is was a crappy business directory for huddersfield Town, the next a wordpress holding site for a couple of years etc.. It would make a nice url forwarder, so I'm sure they will appreciate you giving them the name DesD
     
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  5. lazarus

    lazarus Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    HuddersfieldTown.co.uk is much better than htafc.com
     
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  6. John Armitage United Kingdom

    John Armitage New Member

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    Hi,

    Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

    Just to confirm HTAFC now have ownership/access to the domain huddersfieldtown.co.uk via nominet.

    Many thanks "Des"

    I will point the forwarder next week sometime

    Thanks John

    IT Manager - HTAFC
     
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  7. Siusaidh United Kingdom

    Siusaidh Active Member

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    Glad that's all sorted out for The Terriers, John.

    On a similar issue, I notice that SheffieldUnited.co.uk is due to 'drop' too, around September 7th.

    Best wishes, Siusaidh
     
  8. DesD

    DesD Active Member Acorn Supporter

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    Thanks John and good luck for the season ahead.
     
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  9. DesD

    DesD Active Member Acorn Supporter

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    I’ve done my good deed free of charge, I’m leaving Sheffield United to their own devices!!
     
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