FireButchDavis.com redirects to TarHeelBlue.com which is the official athletic site of the University of North Carolina.
Online chatter assumes U.N.C. has bought the domain, but why would U.N.C. even activate it?
According to WhoIs.DomainTools.com the domain registration is private, but has been around for several years.
The recent controversy surrounding Butch Davis may have resurrected a sleepy domain that already had the redirect some time ago. One commenter below claims to have noticed the redirect over a year ago.
The reason we are interested in it now is the wide and growing assumption that U.N.C. is behind the domain which seems very unlikely.
There are a number of ways to redirect to another domain. One of our developers suggests that FireButchDavis.com could be using a webserver for its redirect. Most of you are familiar with redirect pages that tell you that you are being redirected. This one does not.
Those of you familiar with Apache might be able to help us web commoners better understand.
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