The creation date was when the domain was ORIGINALLY CREATED. That date never changes, even if ownership of the domain changes.
In layman's terms, if John Doe bought a abc.com on 1/1/2001, and sold it to Jane Doe on 1/1/2005, and Jane Doe then sold it to Bob Doe on 1/1/2009 - the creation date would STILL say 1/1/2001. Make sense?
It's really not that hard to comprehend, but then again maybe since I'm a web developer this is elementary to me.
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