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A domain I once registered but gave away:

Expiration Date:13-Mar-2013 14:39:45 UTC
Sponsoring Registrar:Directi Internet Solutions Pvt. Ltd. dba PublicDomainRegistry.com 
Registrant ID:DI_7838158
Registrant Name:scherhag
Registrant Organization:Locafroid europe sa

I'd like to get this domain back and I'm hoping that PENDING DELETE means it might soon be released to the market. However I'm not sure, as there is also a status that says AUTORENEWPERIOD?

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See here and here

A domain with status: REDEMPTIONPERIOD (or PENDING DELETE RESTORABLE for .info domains) has expired and was not properly renewed for at least 40 days.

Domains which are not renewed are deleted, after which point the Registry will hold the domain in the REDEMPTIONPERIOD/PENDING DELETE RESTORABLE for 30 days.


If your domain happened to hit the expiry date and you remembered a day later and quickly renewed the domain, it’s still considered to be in Auto Renew Period.

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