10 Jan '18, 5am

Someone bought domains to donate to a Madison Mayor Candidate, then decided to charge $30k for them

Someone bought domains to donate to a Madison Mayor Candidate, then decided to charge $30k for them

Well this is a strange one. Someone who claims to be a supporter of Paul Soglin, a Democratic Madison Mayor candidate, purchased a couple of domains with Soglin’s name in it saying he would donate them to the campaign. Then, it seems he had a change of heart and moved the price from free, to, uh – $30,000 each. Why would he do this? Because he asked for a job interview in exchange for the domains, and without an interview, these free names suddenly got really expensive. E-mails obtained by The Associated Press show Matt Dexter initially promised to donate the domain names to Soglin’s campaign. Then he asked for a job interview. Soglin’s campaign manager Melissa Mulliken told Dexter in an email Monday that he was holding the website addresses “hostage” and she will not interview him as a “quid pro quo to get the domains.” (Source – Seattle Times ) So what are the names here...

Full article: https://morganlinton.com/someone-bought-domains-to-donate...

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