We've been receiving a lot of questions lately about the Domain Registry of America. They are a private company that has been sending misleading "expiration notices" for domains via postal mail. The company has been cited by the Federal Trade Commission for misleading consumers and they have the worst possible grade from the Better Business Bureau.
The company also goes by the names:
- Domain Registry of Canada
- Domain Renewal Group
- Internet Registry of Canada
The notices look like a courtesy bill to help you renew your domain, but they are actually a contract to transfer your domain to them at significantly higher prices than the norm. If you receive one of these notices, ignore it. It's not from us.
Here is a sample of what the company sends:
If you have any questions about this, please contact the support team.