[ubuntu-uk] ubuntubooks.com - free transfer to whoever

Phill Whiteside phillw at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 23 20:12:45 UTC 2011

Hi Andrew,

congrats on the twins. Failing any other bids that may earn you a little
money, I'd be quite happy to take the domain name over and allow any of the
teams access to it on my server area (Said server already looks after
ubuntu-youth forum, lubuntu iso's and various web areas for people). My
details of what I do are at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/phillw#Web_Hosting If it
is agreed I'd need the release codes to transfer it my preferred domain name
hoster, as they do not charge a lot for name hosting and masked re-directs /
email etc are easy for me to set up.



On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 5:55 PM, Andrew Oakley <andrew at aoakley.com> wrote:

> http://is.gd/tef7vm
> I own the domain ubuntubooks.com . For reasons of my life getting busy
> (twins; I mean, really, TWINS, who conceives twins naturally? Isn't
> sitting in front of a PC all day and evening supposed to irradiate
> my... never mind), I never really did anything with it. The original
> plan was to put up Ubuntu-related book reviews, and link to Amazon
> with a referrer ID that would make money for a open/free software
> cause, or Bletchley Park, or some good cause. I never got around to
> it.
> The domain will expire on Monday 27 June, 4 days from now.
> I'm happy to transfer it to whoever I think gives the best
> community-spirited use for it, deadline for making a case is Saturday
> 8am BST and you must be available to make the transfer by Sunday
> mid-day, i.e. you must check your email on Saturday daytime.
> Email your pitches to andrew at aoakley.com
> That person must take on the running costs, 'cos I am now dirt poor
> (my missus has to earn HOW MUCH before it is worth her going back to
> work and paying for childcare for twins? Oh, and I see we don't
> qualify for tax credits anymore). There are no outstanding payments
> and no transfer fee. It's with GoDaddy ATM and I can get an EPP
> anytime. Happy to transfer to any registrar.
> Failing that it'll probably get gobbled up by some annoying
> cybersquatter SEO domain parking nuisance about 3 miliseconds after
> the redemption period. Yuck.
> Feel free to forward to whoever. Please only email me if you are
> genuinely going to use this for a community-spirited purpose and can
> meet the deadlines.
> --
> Andrew Oakley andrew at aoakley.com
> http://twitter.com/#!/aroakley
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