domain tasting
 n.— «“Domain Tasting” is the latest unintended outcome from that lack of care. It all begins with a feature called “Create Grace Period,” mandated by ICANN for global registries such as .com (managed by Verisign), .org (managed by PIR), and so on. This is a five-day period in which a registrar may delete a just-registered domain and get a refund of the registry fee. Speculators have figured out how to use this feature to register domains, publish them with many advertising links, and then evaluate which are promising enough to keep.» —“Bad Taste: Another Way ICANN Blew Domain Registration” by Larry Seltzer June 8, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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