There is already a blog with the same name

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    susino90
    Member

    A I cordially greet to all :)
    There is already a blog with the same name that I want to use, but it is not used since 2005, can you ask to the owner to remove it? or how I can ask to it’s owner to remove it?

    #1208434

    supportbot
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    You did not specify a blog address or reason for posting when you created this topic.

    This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you’ll find help at the WordPress.org forums.

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    #1208436

    auxclass
    Member

    contact the owner – is there contact info on the blog? else leave a comment and maybe they will get the comment if it is set for moderate – WordPress.COM will not give out contact info

    #1208443

    susino90
    Member

    how can I talk with a moderator ?

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    auxclass
    Member

    What do you want to ask a moderator?

    they will give you the same contact info that I gave you on old blogs – WordPress.COM will not take a blog away from someone for not using it

    #1208445

    timethief
    Member

    There is no expiration date on blogs unused or otherwise. If you can make contact on your own with the owner of an unused blog then there is a means of a consenting blog owner to transfer the blog to another username account. http://en.support.wordpress.com/moving-a-blog/#transferring-your-blog-to-another-user-or-account

    In the case that there is no contact information Staff will not breach the privacy policy and provide you with an email address.

    if you are not successful, you can register another blog with a similar name. http://en.support.wordpress.com/register-a-blog/

    Or you can register a domain via a domain mapping upgrade and it will not matter what the underlying .wordpress.com address is.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/register-domain/

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