23 Apr '15, 1pm

More Amazon new TLD reg’s and Google’s odd domain names

I don’t understand what Amazon is doing with these new TLDs, and some curious Google domain registrations. Earlier this week I wrote about Amazon.com’s many generic/descriptive domains registered under new TLDs that it is forwarding to particular pages on its site. Many of these domains were registered when the TLDs launched but just recently had their whois record switched to reveal Amazon. I really don’t understand what Amazon.com is up to here. These domains just popped up in my DomainTools alert today: denim.clothing – forwards to clothing home page expensive.photography – forwards to camera section fixtures.plumbing – forwards to kitchen and bath fixtures jeans.clothing – forwards to clothing home page pets.clothing – forwards to dog apparel Could Amazon use these as shortcuts? I suppose so. But expensive.photography doesn’t seem like something you’d market. Maybe Ama...

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