The Ghost of Snapped Shot

Or, welcome to my low-maintenance heck.

Rookie Mistake


What you are seeing above is the current version of Bill Simmons' Or, more accurately, an expired version of that page, because it seems that Bill forgot to renew his registration with Network Solutions.

Considering that it launched to great fanfare a mere 11 days ago, consider me amused.

(via Business Insider, who has updated with information about this being a server outage.)

From betterwhois, we notice that the domain record was updated yesterday -- I'll helpfully point out that switching DNS servers can sometimes lead to "domain expired" pages like this. Welcome to the Internet,!

[]Whois Server Version 2.0Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to
for detailed information. Domain Name: GRANTLAND.COM
Whois Server:
Referral URL:
Name Server: ORNS01.DIG.COM
Name Server: ORNS02.DIG.COM
Name Server: SENS01.DIG.COM
Name Server: SENS02.DIG.COM
Status: clientTransferProhibited
Updated Date: 19-jun-2011
Creation Date: 12-jun-1997
Expiration Date: 11-jun-2012NOTICE: The expiration date displayed in this record is the date the
registrar's sponsorship of the domain name registration in the registry is
currently set to expire. This date does not necessarily reflect the expiration
date of the domain name registrant's agreement with the sponsoring
registrar. Users may consult the sponsoring registrar's Whois database to
view the registrar's reported date of expiration for this registration.


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