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  Post #16 (permalink)   05-02-2019, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by easyhostmedia View Post

A few hosts will provide a free domain when taking out annual/biannual etc. hosting. They will lock the domain so it remains with them. If you decide to leave and move to another host then normally you have 2 choices.

1) Pay the host for the domain, so they will release it to you.
2) Give up on the domain and register a new domain in your own name.
I agree, most of the hosts will allow you to choose one of those options. You can check the terms of use for the free domain with the companies who offer a free domain name with hosting. Also make sure to check with them the domain registration/renewal fees.
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