I was just helping some friends set up their new website, and to buy a .com.au domain, I sort of autopiloted my way to melbourneit.com.au.According to them, registering a .com.au domain was going to cost 140$ for two years.
Smartyhost, on the other hand, offered the same service, for 49.95$- a saving of 90 dollars!
Now, I know that some kind of brand power justifies an increased price - but nearly 300%? That's just plain crazy.
A domain is a domain is a domain, right?