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force9 hosted website still active (18 years later)

drdnght
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Registered: ‎19-09-2018

force9 hosted website still active (18 years later)

Hi,

 

18 years ago I helped my friend set up a web site hosted by force9 with a domain name.

 

Sadly he passed away in 2012, yesterday I found a brochure for his company and out of curiosity I tried the url "http://www.dringassociates.co.uk" and to my surprise found it is still alive and the domain is still being actively re-registered.

Who do I tell so you can close it down. I doubt I still have the login details as it was setup 18 years ago and wasn't changed after that.

 

Thanks

 

DOMAIN INFORMATION
Domain:
dringassociates.co.uk
 
Registrar:
Plusnet Plc t/a Madasafish Broadband [Tag = MADASAFISH]
 
Registration Date:
2000-03-03
 
Expiration Date:
2020-03-03
 
Updated Date:
2018-02-08
 
Status:
Registered until expiry date.
 
Name Servers:
ns1.force9.net
ns2.force9.net
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bobpullen
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Re: force9 hosted website still active (18 years later)

Best way to deal with this one would probably be to write to our postal address:

Plusnet plc
The Balance
2 Pinfold Street
Sheffield
S1 2GU

Bob Pullen
Plusnet Product Team
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Gandalf
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Re: froce9 hosted website still active (18 years later)

Hi there.

Firstly I'm really sorry for your loss, and thanks for contacting us via our community forums.

I've raised this with our infrastructure operational engineers to investigate further and I'll update you shortly.

From 31st October 2022, I no longer have a regular presence here as I’ve moved on to a new role.
Anoush Mortazavi
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Gandalf
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Re: froce9 hosted website still active (18 years later)

We've found the account now, thanks for letting us know.

Would you happen to be able to obtain a copy of the death certificate to email to us at postroom@plus.net?

Once we've received it we'll be able to look at closing the account and the domain/website.

From 31st October 2022, I no longer have a regular presence here as I’ve moved on to a new role.
Anoush Mortazavi
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