The Domain Name Preservation
A non-profit community trust dedicated to
protecting endangered domain names in their wild
state for future generations to enjoy.
Each day, tens of thousands of our precious domain names are
bought by greedy corporations and squandered for non-sustainable
The Domain Name Preservation Society was founded to combat this
reckless consumption of our resources in the simplest and most
effective manner possible.
We ask our contributors to purchase threatened domain names and
point their records at our
Sanctuary, where the domain names can exist peacefully in
a near-wild state.
How To Contribute
DNPS does not accept monetary contributions of any kind. Instead, we
ask for your direct help with our domain name conservation effort.
Here are the steps you must follow to protect a domain name:
If you contribute to our effort, please
let us know.
- Register the domain name. You may wish to consult the list of
inexpensive registrars below.
- Arrange for the A records for the domain and any subdomains
you wish to protect to point to the address 188.8.131.52
(same as the address for sanctuary.domainpreserve.org).
We hope to offer free DNS for domains in the sanctuary in the
We receive many inquiries about buying and selling domains.
However, the DNPS does not own any of the domains in the sanctuary,
and we are categorically opposed to buying and selling domains
like common chattel. If you still wish to make such an inquiry,
you will have to contact the individual owner of the domain
directly. To determine who owns a domain, please use a
Whois service, such as
Political and Social
The Center For Democracy
Computer Professionals for
The Domain Name
The Electronic Frontier
The Fighting Force of Extraordinary
The Internet Society
Noncommercial Domain Name
Please address all correspondence to