29 Oct '14, 1pm

With over 600,000 views, this must be the most popular new TLD video ever:

What makes .SOY a story is that so many bloggers and media folks enjoy talking about Google. .UNO has been discussed in English y en español before this (and I’ve overheard a similarly sarcastic reaction here and there). But headlines involving Google always get much more circulation. Really, the media has only about 4 or 5 sock puppets through which to discuss cultural goings on here in the USA. Sometimes it’s the Obama sock puppet. Sometimes it’s the Celebrity Gossip sock puppet. Sometimes the Muslim Terrorist sock puppet. Sometimes the Google / Facebook / Twitter sock puppet. Nothing is newsworthy until it can be placed in the mouth of one of these. If something like “Hispandering” deserves to be discussed (and it does), then it must wait until a sock puppet can be found with utterances to object to. @Andrew, I’m sure you did not mean to imply a direct video-to-registra...

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