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Fun With Domain Names

We’ve seen a lot of clever domain name use.
The underused .us domain came in very handy for del.icio.us.
I know quite a few information industry and library sector institutions jumped on the .info domain like SirsiDynix and superconference.info.
When Tuvalu got their national domain – .tv – we saw a bunch of TV shows use that as their extension. A friend even squatted on reality.tv in hopes of paying down his mortgage.
When the .ca domain opened a Canadian public library won the race to library.ca but it apears to be unused now(!?).
So here a new one opening up June 6, 2008. (Thanks SLAW)
“Montenegro’s new top-level country-code domain — .me — is coming available in stages, so if you’re interested in acquiring something nicely narcissistic in the way of URLs, you’ll need to be on the alert. Phase 4, the period when anyone, whether or not in Montenegro and whether or not with a registered trademark, can apply for a domain, begins on June 6. The goodies get given out on a first-come first-served basis.”
Ooooooooo. This is going to be fun. It’s all about me.
Stephen

Posted on: May 30, 2008, 11:03 am Category: Uncategorized