If RP did offer them $50k he was being a nice guy, because he did not have to offer them a penny to get his name back. The $50k was likely a gesture of gratitude for running a fan site about him. Either that or the $50k is approximately what it would cost him in legal fees going through the domain arbitration process to get the name back.
The registrant of RonPaul.com should apologize to Ron Paul and ask him if they could settle this for the previously offered $50k.
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