30 Oct '14, 2pm

.ooo owner Infinibeam isn’t just crazy, it’s a misinformation machine

Company is spreading a lot of incorrect information about domain names. I was rather amused when Infibeam, the Indian ecommerce company behind .ooo, announced its bold ambitions for the domain name last month. I figured it was just a publicity stunt. Kevin Murphy called the company’s sales targets including millions of first year registrations “batshit crazy”. I filed Infinbeam in the “PR stunt” file, or perhaps the “delusional” file. Then yesterday I read a The Economic Times article that says Infibeam’s CEO told it “all 34,000 global brands registered with the Trademark Clearing House from over 100 countries have purchased the dotooo domain name from Infibeam”. This is simply not true. For the record, I count just 222 domain names in .ooo’s zone file. Perhaps Infibeam was misunderstood by the reporter? Perhaps. It happens all the time. But then I went to Infibeam’s twitt...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2014/10/30/ooo-infinibeam/

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