So you have taken the time to creatively come up with a clever domain name for your site. Next step you take the time to register your domain name or names. After you register them you have to remember when the expire and when to renew so those evil domain squatters don’t steal you hard fought domain name. Well The Linux Gazette has a great article on how to prevent domain squatters from taking your domain and how to track when your domain registration expires including the domain-check Perl script to do the tracking for you. Well worth the read to keep your domain name.