Did we lose Dreamcast-Scene?

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Re: Did we lose Dreamcast-Scene?

Post by cube_b3 » Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:34 pm

The website is still online.
Expiry date doesn't seem to have been moved to next year.
If the host and registration are not on autorenew, it could delist any day.

Given our conversation is taking place on an open public platform, you have to be on the ball. Someone else could just sweep in and hold the domain for ransom. Please be vigilant watch the website everyday until it is renewed. I wouldn't want to lose DCS like DCHistory or DCGallery. I think everyone has moved past Dreamcast and the domain isn't valuable anymore, so we are safe to take over.

I don't want to get ahead of myself but I'd like access to the YouTube channel once you take ownership. I would like to do videos. It's been on my to do list for over a decade.

@Darc, if you still read this thread maybe move it to staff?
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Re: Did we lose Dreamcast-Scene?

Post by MetaFox » Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:49 pm

Grabbing the domain won't give us access to any DCS YouTube channel, as they are tied to specific e-mail addresses rather than domains.
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Re: Did we lose Dreamcast-Scene?

Post by cube_b3 » Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:40 pm

If you get the domain, you can create a new email.
Make it "catch all".

Then reset password on Twitter and YouTube.

Boom.
Game, set and match.

Now if DCS YouTube is tied to Max's person Google account, then yeah we don't get anything.
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Re: Did we lose Dreamcast-Scene?

Post by MetaFox » Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:36 am

Doing a whois on the domain, I believe it was updated on 2020-10-10, so it looks like it is a no-go.

If I'm wrong again, let me know, of course. But this time it looks like the autopay did go through.
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