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Dot Web Auction

Discussion in 'gTLDs' started by DnEbook, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. DnEbook

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  2. chris

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    Interesting back story, quite a bit of drama...
     
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    Cheers Spacey,

    "Notably, Nu Dot Co was the only one of the seven to refuse to agree to a private auction"

    That is a wise move if you think you are likely to win, no point giving money to competitors and those who just want to lose an auction.

    It could end up being a small version of .net in the right hands.
     
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    Did you just somewhat endorse .web, Snoopy ?
     
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    No black bananas for .web it seems
     
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    Andrew Allemann has made an interesting post about possible reasons why Verisign purchased the .web extension.
    This would be a good result, as according to Allemann, .net is a 9-figure-a-year business for Verisign.